Sunday, August 07, 2011

Gay Pride 2011, part 2

Continued from yesterday.
It isn't a proper parade without a drag queen:

...or two. This is Iceland's drag queen of 2011 with her king:

These two are regular participants. The last time I saw them in the parade (I've missed it the last two or three times), they were in company with a BDSM group, but they seemed to have arrived by themselves this year:

One of the queens gets a touch up:

Two young (presumably) lesbians (you never know in this parade):

Supportive families:

I felt sorry for this person, because it was hot and sunny and it must have been baking inside all that faux fur:

The final and usually most highly decorated float in the parade each year is that belonging to pop star Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson
This year there were at least eight of him on the float, all wearing costumes from his collection:

The audience was enthusiastic and some climbed up onto statues and sculptures to see better:

There was not much naked flesh in the parade this year, but his guy, one of the Páll Óskar clones, was probably among the most underdressed of the lot:


Rajan P. Parrikar said...

Prime Minister Jóhanna didn't join in?

Bibliophile said...

If she did, I didn't see her. I don't suppose she did - there may have been security concerns.