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.
. 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.
. A crowd waves rainbow flags in New York.
. From left, Christian Vidaure, Darrell Hardaway and Jasmine Haygood march in the 45th annual San Francisco Gay Pride parade.
. Marchers parade down New York's 5th Ave.
. St. Louis City Alderman, Shane Cohn waves a pride flag during the annual PrideFest parade in St. Louis.
. A couple rides a motorcyle at New York's parade.
. Spectators kiss while they cheer marchers in New York.