‘Mad and disabled’ pride parade hits Berlin streets

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Thousands hit the streets of Berlin in a massive pride parade for people with physical and mental disabilities on Saturday. The ralliers were calling for social equality. On their official website the organizers are demanding an end to the stigma directed at disabled people and those with mental issues. Dressed in colorful outfits and carrying banners and placards, the group called on everybody to be proud of who and what they are. The parade gathered in Kreuzberg and marched on Kottbusser Tor, where a party was held.