Even Prouder: Gay Pride Parades Celebrate Court Ruling

Hundreds of thousands of people packed gay pride events from New York City to Seattle to San Francisco after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling.

. A woman waves her pride flags during New York City's annual Gay Pride March in Manhattan on June 28.

Annual Gay Pride parades across the country took on a special significance after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States.

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. Seattle Police Department's Deputy Chief Carmen Best waves a gay pride flag as she marches with other city employees at the 41st annual Pride Parade in Seattle.

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. A crowd waves rainbow flags in New York.

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. From left, Christian Vidaure, Darrell Hardaway and Jasmine Haygood march in the 45th annual San Francisco Gay Pride parade.

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. Marchers parade down New York's 5th Ave.

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. St. Louis City Alderman, Shane Cohn waves a pride flag during the annual PrideFest parade in St. Louis.

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. A couple rides a motorcyle at New York's parade.

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. Spectators kiss while they cheer marchers in New York.

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