Gay Group Organizes Christmas Festival Featuring Manger with Two Josephs
December 8, 2008 - 11:30 AMGay Group Organizes 'Pink Christmas' in Amsterdam
Other attractions in the 10-day festival include parties, an open-air market, gay-themed films, an ice skating rink and religious services on Dec. 25.
ProGay group chairman Frank van Dalen says the event is intended to increase the range of options for homosexual men and women during the Christmas holiday week.
He said Monday the festival would also encourage people to think about homosexuality and religion.
Some Christian groups have protested. The organization Christians for Truth says the idea "mocks the core concepts of Evangelism."
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