It usually runs from around the end of February and is a week of festivals, parties and other events. The first South African pride parade was held in Johannesburg on 13 October , the first such event on the African continent. The first pride parade in Cape Town was held in , and it has been held as an annual event subject to interruptions thereafter. The parade resumed after a period in as part of a week-long Cape Town Pride event,   : from 10 to 17 December. The event was met with a protest organised by local pro-life organisations outside the Church of the Sacred Heart in Somerset Road where a Gay Pride "Dignity and Diversity" Interfaith Service was being held.
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Remember me Forgot Login? Cape Town Gay Pride Cape Town Pride twirled its way into town for the 13th consecutive year from Friday, 19 to Sunday, 28 February to celebrate cultural diversity and to raise awareness for LGBTQI lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex issues in South Africa and across the continent. Each time around, calendar highlights include a fantastic selection of parties, parades and protests scattered across the nine-day period. But while the line-up may be both vast and varied, one thing remains constant: each event encourages both LGBQTI folks and their straight allies to partake in the fun. Official Website.