Pride and Prejudice

Gay Pride parades and celebrations from around the world. Scrollable gallery here.

  • An activist's silhouette is seen through a rainbow flag during  a Gay Parade in Kiev on May 25, 2013. Around a hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine on Saturday despite fears of violence and a court ban, marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country, where homophobia is widespread and generally accepted. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKYSERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
  • NBA player Jason Collins pauses to hug a woman as he marches during the Gay Pride Parade in Boston, Massachusetts June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
  • An asylum seeker from Uganda covers his face with a paper bag in order to protect his identity as he marches with the LGBT Asylum Support Task Force during the Gay Pride Parade in Boston, Massachusetts June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
  • Civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred wears a wedding dress while riding in support of Marriage Equality during the 43rd annual L.A. LGBT Pride Parade in West Hollywood June 9, 2013. The parade celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
  • A man wears a T-shirt reading "Marriage is so gay" during the 2013 Capital Pride parade in Washington on June 8, 2013. This year is the 38th such annual gay pride parade to take place in the US capital.   NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images
  • Gay rights supporters march with a rainbow flag during the gay pride parade in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
  • People take part at the annual Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv June 7, 2013. Thousands of revelers on Friday paraded on the streets of Israel's free-wheeling city of Tel Aviv, which has become a Mediterranean hotspot for gay tourism. REUTERS/Nir Elias
  • A drag queen dressed in red, white and blue takes part in the gay-pride themed Capital Pride Parade in Washington, June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
  • Members of the Boys Scouts of America march in a gay pride parade in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2, 2013. Both active Mormons and members of the Boy Scouts marched with members of LGBT community and their supporters as part of the Utah Pride Festival. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
  • Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman on television, is the grand marshal for the gay-pride themed Capital Pride Parade in Washington, June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
  • Police displace an Orthodox believer protesting against a Gay Parade in Kiev on May 25, 2013. Around a hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine on Saturday despite fears of violence and a court ban, marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country, where homophobia is widespread and generally accepted. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty
  • People take a photograph of a reveller during the 17th Gay Pride parade in Sao Paulo June 2, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
  • A dancer gestures to the crowd as he takes part in the annual Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv June 7, 2013. Thousands of revelers on Friday paraded on the streets of Israel's free-wheeling city of Tel Aviv, which has become a Mediterranean hotspot for gay tourism. REUTERS/Nir Elias
  • A couple kisses during the 8th edition of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Gay Pride march on May 25, 2013 in Tours, central France. Some 1,300 people according to police, and between 1,500 and 1,800 according to organizers, marched through the streets of Tours during the first such march organized in France since France‚Äôs Socialist government legalized marriage and adoption for same-sex couples on May 18, 2013. JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images
  • French riot police stand guard as members of the French far-right group Vox populi hold a counter-demonstration on the sidelines of the 8th edition of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Gay Pride march on May 25, 2013 in Tours, central France. Some 1,300 people according to police, and between 1,500 and 1,800 according to organizers, marched through the streets of Tours during the first such march organized in France since France‚Äôs Socialist government legalized marriage and adoption for same-sex couples on May 18, 2013. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty
  • Two drag queens attend the 2013 Capital Pride parade in Washington on June 8, 2013. This year is the 38th such annual gay pride parade to take place in the US capital.   AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images
  • People dance in soap foam on the Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap float during the 43rd annual LA LGBT Pride Parade in West Hollywood, California June 9, 2013. The parade celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
  • A Romanian woman holds a pancarte reading in Romanian "NO to the homosexual marriages and adoptions" as another holds an Orthodox icon during a protest against incoming Gay Pride in Bucharest June 8, 2013. Around 300 activists from far-right organizations and Christian orthodox people gather in a protest against homosexuality toward the center of the city as Romania's homosexual community will take to the streets for a Gay Pride parade on Saturday. A controversial amendment to the constitution banning same-sex marriage threatens to overshadow the event. Romanian lawmakers are currently discussing a constitutional amendment restricting the legal definition of marriage to a "union between a man and a woman".The article was proposed by the dominant Orthodox Church and accepted by a parliamentary committee tasked with amending the 1991 constitution. AFP PHOTO DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT:
  • A Romanian holds an Orthodox crucifix as he marches with Romanian flag during a protest against incoming Gay Pride in Bucharest on June 8, 2013. Around 300 activists from far-right organizations and Christian orthodox people gather in a protest against homosexuality toward the center of the city as Romania's homosexual community will take to the streets for a Gay Pride parade on Saturday. A controversial amendment to the constitution banning same-sex marriage threatens to overshadow the event. Romanian lawmakers are currently discussing a constitutional amendment restricting the legal definition of marriage to a "union between a man and a woman".The article was proposed by the dominant Orthodox Church and accepted by a parliamentary committee tasked with amending the 1991 constitution. AFP PHOTO DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images
  • Condoms, candy and beaded necklaces - thrown by parade participants to the crowd - line the street during the gay-pride themed Capital Pride Parade in Washington, June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
  • A reveller with The Los Angeles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence participates during the 43rd annual L.A. LGBT Pride Parade in West Hollywood, California June 9, 2013. The parade celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
  • People call for thre release of Wikileaks whistleblower Bradley Manning during the 2013 Capital Pride parade in Washington on June 8, 2013. This year is the 38th such annual gay pride parade to take place in the US capital.   AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images
  • A sign on a motorcycle during the New York City gay pride march June 26, 2011. The New York state legislature voted June 24 to become the sixth state in the US to legalize same-sex marriage. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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