U.S. Ambassador to Romania Mark Gitenstein, center, walks among participants during the Gay Parade in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, June 4, 2011. During the years of communist rule, before 1989, ... more 
U.S. Ambassador to Romania Mark Gitenstein, center, walks among participants during the Gay Parade in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, June 4, 2011. During the years of communist rule, before 1989, homosexuality was a crime, and it is still not widely accepted among many Romanian people, with many gays avoiding to disclose their sexual orientation to avoid discrimination. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Vadim Ghirda
Sat, Jun 4, 2011 7:10 PM EDT