Thousands of people marched in Tokyo on Sunday at the start of Japan's first "Rainbow Week", a series of events aimed at supporting sexual minorities.
A couple pose for a wedding photo company before taking part in the "Tokyo Rainbow Pride" parade in Tokyo on April 28, 2013. Thousands of people marched in the Japanese capital at the start of the country's first "Rainbow Week", a series of events aimed at supporting sexual minorities.
Organisers said about 12,000 people took part in the parade, which has been running for several years, and other events on Sunday, part of a programme that runs until May 6.
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