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São Paulo city council approves Heterosexual Pride Day to confront Gay Pride

SÃO PAULO, Brazil, August 4, 2011 ( – South America’s largest city, which hosts what is reported to be the wold’s largest ‘gay pride’ march, is set to have an official “Heterosexual Pride Day” every third Sunday in December. The city council has approved the measure and it awaits the mayor’s signature. The legislation was authored by Evangelical Councilman Carlos Apolinário, a member of the Democrats Party, who said his intent was not to discriminate against homosexuals but rather as a counter to the “excesses and privileges” of the homosexual community, and to “raise awareness and encourage the public to […]