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Pride Parades Through the Years

Pride Parades Through the Years

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June is not only when summer starts, but it’s also Pride Month. During Pride, members of the LGBTQ+ community, allies, supporters and more may join in parades around the world. Here is a look back at some of them.

1977

1977

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A picture taken in Paris in 1977 shows a Pride parade with signs and a banner.

1983

1983

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Parents and friends take part in the 1983 Gay Pride Parade in New York City, one of the best states to raise a family.

1993

1993

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A crowd gathers at the annual Gay Pride march in London in 1993.

1994

1994

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Marchers at the annual Gay Pride march in London in 1994.

1996

1996

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Marchers carry a banner during the Gay Pride parade in London in 1996. 

1997

1997

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March attendees dressed as the Spice Girls pose for a photo during the Gay Pride March in July 1997 in London.

1998

1998

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Demonstrators march during a rally in 1998 in Madrid, Spain.

1999

1999

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A man walks past the crowd and a New York City police officer in New York 1999. 

2001

2001

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Couples pause during a moment of silence in June 2001. 

2002

2002

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Thousands of people parade in June 2002 in the streets of Strasbourg, France.

2003

2003

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A parade through the canals of Amsterdam, Netherlands, in August 2003, also one of the best destinations for cannabis tourism

2004

2004

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Dancers perform on a float in support of gay marriage at the Pride Parade in 2004 in Long Beach, California, a state that has plenty to do.  

2005

2005

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Thousands of people march and dance during the annual parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2005. 

2005

2005

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A man with pink hair and rhinestone jewelry marches in the Gay Pride Parade in June, 2005, in New York City.

2006

2006

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A Gay Pride rally in November 2006, in Jerusalem, Israel. 

2007

2007

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A dancer entertains the crowd from a float during the annual Gay Pride rally in Tel Aviv, Israel, in June 2007. 

2007

2007

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Revelers dance during the annual Gay Pride rally in June 2007, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2009

2009

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People walk down Market Street during the annual Gay Pride Parade in June 2009, in San Francisco. 

2010

2010

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Participants march down Fitzroy Street during the annual Gay Pride march in February 2010, through the streets of Melbourne, Australia, a country that’s also home to some of the best beaches in the world

2011

2011

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People gather to watch and participate in a Gay Pride celebration in 2011 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. 

2011

2011

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People participate during the 2011 Delhi Queer Pride March in New Delhi, India, home to beautiful temples

2014

2014

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A participant dances during the Gay Pride Parade in August 2014 in Stockholm, Sweden. 

2014

2014

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Participants march in the Gay Pride Parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in May 2014.

2015

2015

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People take part in the annual Tel Aviv Gay Pride parade in 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

2015

2015

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Participants carry a huge rainbow flag during the 2015 New York City Pride March. 

2015

2015

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Participants attend the Christopher Street Day parade in Berlin in 2015.

2017

2017

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Participants march in Vienna, Austria, one of the healthiest countries in the world, in 2017. 

2017

2017

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A reveler is pictured during the Gay Pride parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2018.

2019

2019

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Barefoot Wine, the official wine sponsor of Pride in London, celebrated in the parade with six dancing wine bottles in July 2019.

2019

2019

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A general view shows people taking part in the annual Canal Parade in Amsterdam in August 2019.

2019

2019

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A woman waves a flare as she takes part in the Johannesburg Pride Parade in 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. If you didn’t know, here is what the letters mean in LGBTQIA+

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