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In the second start-up : CSD Berlin, a new Motto is

In the second start-up of the Berlin Christopher Street Day has finally found its Motto for the year 2019: It is "Stonewall 50 - Every rebellion begins with yo

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In the second start-up : CSD Berlin, a new Motto is

In the second start-up of the Berlin Christopher Street Day has finally found its Motto for the year 2019: It is "Stonewall 50 - Every rebellion begins with your voice."

The decided on the basis of democratic CSD Forum on Thursday evening, after several hours of discussion, a spokesperson for the CSD announced. The Motto alludes to the legendary protests against police raids on queer bars in New York's Christopher Street, which, 50 years ago, in the "Stonewall Inn" began and the birth of the modern homosexual emancipation movement.

"We are delighted that this Motto of the historical reference to the riots in Christopher Street reflects," said following the meeting of the CSD Board of Directors. At the same time, the Motto was a call to all to raise their voice for freedom, equality and solidarity.

Too much local color to the old Motto

had Initially agreed to the CSD Forum in January on the Motto of "Queer Berlin-JEMEINSAM!". After intense criticism of the slogan was tilted but a few weeks back, the CSD Forum had agreed to seek additional suggestions and to vote on the contract.

the old slogan was Criticized, in particular, that, instead of the 50. Anniversary of the protests in New York's Christopher Street in Berlin local colour to the centre of attention. Other historical anniversaries - 100 years of women's right to vote, or 30 years fall of the Berlin wall - reflected in the old Motto. The new Motto should take account of the Stonewall anniversary year, had requested the CSD Forum, at the end of February.

242 proposals for the CSD Motto

were Received for the second round of voting 242 proposals - there were so many that the CSD could not be processed at the end the incoming Mails. In addition to the 83 old proposals for 159 new. To vote on the ten finalists were on Thursday evening, Five of which were determined by Online Voting among all the proposals, a further five Slogans were chosen by the Board of Directors.

The old Motto had even managed to again among the ten finalists - was not taken into account.

These finalists to choose from

For the choice of these proposals:

(1969-2019) were on the CSD Forum, We continue to fight! Love overcomes every wall!

Stonewall 50 years of Stonewall - freedom, love and respect

50 years - Not one step back

All for the love, all the hate

Berlin loves!

Berlin was colorful - colorful - remains colorful!

Proud and loud, every uprising starts with your voice!

Stonewall 50 - the past in the heart, the future in your Hand

Stonewall 50: Come out, be proud of

and as I said, the first slogan chosen "Queer Berlin - Jemeinsam".

The winner of the Motto was adapted from a Forum then easy to "Stonewall 50", declared the spokeswoman of the CSD.

is One of the largest street parades in Europe

The Berlin CSD in 2019 will be held on 27. July. After an opening ceremony at 12 PM on the corner of Kurfürstendamm / joachimstaler Straße the March is to put up a fight against 12: 30 clock in motion. The Route leads over the Wittenbergplatz, Nollendorfplatz, Lützowplatz and the victory column to the Brandenburg gate, where in the afternoon in the Pride Village, the program on the main stage starts.

He is one of the largest street parades in Europe, who fights for the rights of Gay, lesbian, Bisexual and trans people. The first Berlin CSD was held on 30. June 1979. At that time the Motto of "Gay Pride was" and it went about 450 demonstrators on the street. In the past year, one Million people took part in the parade. The Motto was: "My body, my identity, my life!".

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Juliane Schäuble

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