Bankers march for a cause (no, not bigger bonuses)

Hong Kong's Pride Parade took place on Saturday, aimed at countering discrimination against the gay community.

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, armed with umbrellas and seeking change.

However, these were not Occupy Central protesters and their anti-tear gas measures Hong Kong’s Pride Parade was back in the rain.

The parade is aimed at promoting equal rights and countering discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT community and encouraging diversity.

Awareness about LGBT issues in Asia lags behind other regions but bankers took part. “I am here to show support for the cause,” said Jeff, a banker who was at the march on Saturday. 

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