NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: People march during the New York City Pride March, June 26, 2016 in New York City. This year was the 46th Pride march in New York City (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)Eric Thayer / Getty Images
By Alamin Yohannes
In celebration of Pride Month, NBC OUT asked those in the LGBTQ community and our allies what Pride means to them. Check out some of their submissions!