People demonstrate at the Zurich Pride parade in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday. Photo: Keystone via AP People demonstrate at the Zurich Pride parade in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday. Photo: Keystone via AP
People demonstrate at the Zurich Pride parade in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday. Photo: Keystone via AP
Switzerland

Thousands of protesters in Switzerland call for legalisation of same-sex marriage

  • The protests came ahead of a national referendum on September 26 on the legalisation of gay marriage
  • So far, same-sex couples in Switzerland can only get official approval for civil unions, which are not on equal footing as marriage

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People demonstrate at the Zurich Pride parade in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday. Photo: Keystone via AP People demonstrate at the Zurich Pride parade in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday. Photo: Keystone via AP
People demonstrate at the Zurich Pride parade in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday. Photo: Keystone via AP
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