Turkish participants pose prior to the start of the Canal Parade on a boat at Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday Aug. 4, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of gay rights support

 

              Turkish participants pose prior to the start of the Canal Parade on a boat at Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday Aug. 4, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of gay rights support
Turkish participants pose prior to the start of the Canal Parade on a boat at Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday Aug. 4, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of gay rights supporters are thronging Amsterdam's canals for the city's annual boat float parade, a party marking the high point of Gay Pride week. This year Dutch homosexuals of Turkish ancestry have their own float, a first. (AP Photo/Margriet Faber)