د . إAEDSRر . س

‘I Wanted It To Be A Bad Joke’: Former Malta Pride Organiser Reacts To Anti-Gay ‘Rosary Rally’

0
Article Featured Image

One of the organisers of Malta Pride 2016 and 2017, Russell Sammut, has condemned the anti-gay ‘Rosary Rally’ that is being organised in Valletta on the eve of the Pride March.

Speaking to iNews, Sammut said that while he didn’t agree with the ideas of the organisers, just like the LGBTIQ community had the right to celebrate love, they had the right to protest.

“I wanted it to be a bad joke – these type of protests can be of great harm to vulnerable people,” he said. “Among those who come to mind are teenagers who are just discovering themselves amongst others.”

Screen Shot 2018 09 02 At 20 27 16

Pictured: A screenshot of the Rosary Rally’s event page

The Maltese Catholic church has already distanced itself from the Rosary Rally

Sammut has said that everyone attending the rally should hold their heads up high in honour of what they are doing and not fall into the belief that they are doing something shameful or committing a sin.

“I just hope that the day turns out to be a beautiful one where we celebrate love and diversity in our country together,” he ended.

21543743 10159491029730554 5732764057314466651 O

Pictured: Russell Sammut

Tag someone who needs to read this

READ NEXT: ‘Making Amends to God’: Militant Christians To Rally Against Malta LGBT Pride

Endbanner

You may also love

View All

Thank you for subscribing!

Your email has been added to our list.

lovinmalta.com says

Do you agree to share your location with us?