LGBT community celebrates Pride Month in Ulaanbaatar

GAY ASIA NEWS

image-toolsUlaanbaatar: The LGBT community in Mongolia is celebrating Pride Month of June with live music, open discussion on equality rights and cultural events.

Three events celebrating LGBT pride were being held in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, where half the country’s 2.7 million people live.

The “LGBT Pride (‘Rainbow’) Month” events were organized with help from the American Corner and the LGBT Center,  reports ubpost.mongolnews.mn.

The 10-year-old American Corner helps students, researchers, teachers and the general public learn more about the U.S. and encourages mutual understanding between the United States and Mongolia.

The LGBT Center is as an organization of activists working  to ensure  “Human Rights, Justice and Dignity for All.” The group has been educating the public and organizing events since 2007.

Two of three events for LGBT Pride Month were held at American Corner at the Ulaanbaatar Central Library.

The first event held on June 7 was called…

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