The flamboyant pageant, one of the biggest gay and lesbian events in
Zimbabwe, was held discreetly last weekend in an isolated farmhouse on a
forest-shrouded hilltop on the outskirts of Harare, the capital.
It was the finale of the annual ZimPride week, in which homosexuals held low-key events, including a film-screening and a launch of "Out in Zimbabwe: Narratives of Zimbabwean LGBTI Youth," a book on experiences of young people coming out about their sexuality to families and society. (Associated Press)