A first peek at today's impressive turnout - over 300 participants from Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, Philippines, and many other countries in a show of solidarity and pride.
The sheer diversity of the community was inspiring and exhilirating. Spirits were high, and kudos go out to the organising committee as well as an extremely professional and efficient police presence in ensuring the safety and security of all participants.
A full report on the day's activities will follow tomorrow - stay tuned.
The peaceful march was without incident, attracting thousands of onlookers along the parade route.
Intolerance and homophobia may not be eradicated in a day, but with the combined efforts of everyone in the community, discrimination and bigotry can be overcome.
Each year's IDAHO march has grown both in scale and ambition. Involving a coalition of most of Hong Kong's gay and lesbian activist and community groups, it takes month of preparations and the commitment of both individuals, organisations, and even the authorities.
Featured here are some of Hong Kong's more prominent movers and shakers. It is them, and the entire community, that has made Hong Kong one of the most progressive places for gays and lesbians to live.
Fridae is proud to be the Official Gay Media of Idaho HK 2007.