Pride Parade participants march along Fifth Avenue in New York City on June 26. A year after the famed parade celebrated a high point with the legalization of gay marriage nationwide — the atmosphere this year couldn't be more different.
Parades in New York and other major cities Sunday features increased security, anti-violence messages and tributes to those killed in this month's massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida.
A participant gestures to the crowd during the kickoff of the annual New York City Pride parade on June 26.
Parade-goers shout, wave flags and hold signs during the New York City Pride Parade on June 26.
Pride Parade participants wear the names and photos of victims of the Pulse shooting massacre as they march through the streets of New York City on June 26.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo greet people as they march in the 46th annual New York City Pride Parade on June 26. The LGBT celebration was expected to feature a record of 32,000 marchers and 400 groups.
People take part in the annual New York City Pride parade on June 26.
People march in the annual New York City Pride parade on June 26.
Parade-goers show off their colored socks as they walk in the annual New York City Pride parade on June 26.