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Parades celebrate Pride around the world

Pride marks the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York, widely seen as the birth of the equality movement for LGBT people.

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Image: People watch as revelers march during the annual Pride Parade in New York

People watch as revelers march during the Pride parade in New York on June 24.

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Image: A reveler performs as a float moves along Fifth Avenue during the New York City Pride parade

A reveler performs on a float during the parade in New York on June 24.

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Image: Members of the New York City Fire Department cheer as a couple gets engaged at the annual Pride Parade

Members of the New York City Fire Department cheer as a couple gets engaged at the parade in New York on June 24.

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Image: A reveler attends the annual Pride Parade in New York

A participant on roller skates holds a Love sign during the parade in New York on June 24.

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Image: A reveler pauses for a picture during the New York City Pride Parade

A reveler wears pink glitter boxing gloves at the parade in New York on June 24.

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Image: San Francisco City Hall is lit up in rainbow colors following the Pride parade in San Francisco

San Francisco City Hall is lit up in rainbow colors following the city's Pride parade on June 24.

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A costumed dancer takes part in the Ibiza Pride parade in Ibiza Town, Spain, on June 16.

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Revelers dance under a giant rainbow flag during the Ibiza parade on June 16.

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Image: Revellers participate in Regenbogenparade gay pride parade in Vienna

People blow bubbles while walking in the Regenbogenparade Pride parade in Vienna on June 16.

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Image: A participant marches during the Gay Pride Parade in downtown Lisbon

A winged participant marches during the Pride parade in downtown Lisbon, Portugal on June 16.

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Thousands of people participate in the Pride parade in Valencia, Spain on June 16.

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People hold a giant rainbow flag outside the parliament as they participate in the annual Athens Pride on June 9.

Thousands of people took to the streets to support LGBT rights in cities across Europe on June 9 with marchers waving rainbow flags and condemning discrimination in all its forms.

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Image: A poodle named Claire has her ears dyed with rainbow colours for Boston's 48th Pride Parade in Boston

Claire the poodle has her ears dyed with rainbow colors for Boston's 48th Pride parade on June 9.

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Image: A participant is pictured at a Gay Pride parade in Athens

A participant waves their flag at the Pride parade in Athens on June 9.

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Image: Riga hosts Baltic Pride 2018

A couple, draped in a rainbow-colored flag, embraces during the Baltic Pride 2018 in Riga, Latvia, on June 9.

Baltic Pride is an annual event that is rotated between the capitals of the three Baltic states and is expected this year to attract some 8,000 members of the LGBT community from all over the world.

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A street drum band performs during the annual Athens Pride parade on June 9.

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Image: Karol Barrensche records a video of herself before marching in Boston's 48th Pride Parade in Boston

Karol Barrensche records a video of herself before marching in Boston's 48th Pride Parade on June 9.

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An activist stands in front of the Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia during the 11th Gay Pride parade where gays, lesbians and transsexuals march through the Bulgarian capital to protest discrimination and push for full acceptance in their society.

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A woman holds a giant rainbow flag outside Greece's parliament as she participates in the annual Athens Pride on June 9.

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Two women kiss as they take part in the Bucharest Pride parade on June 9.

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A woman strikes a pose during the Pride parade in Tel Aviv, Israel on June 8.

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A flag is waved during the annual Pride parade in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 3.

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Image: Revellers dance as they take part in the Gay Pride parade along Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo

Revelers dance in the Pride parade along Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo on June 3.

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Image: A dog is seen during the Pride day parade in the Queens borough of New York City

A dog takes a break during the Pride parade in the Queens borough of New York on June 3.

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Image: People take part in the Pride day parade in the Queens borough of New York City

A feather clad dancer takes part in the Pride parade in Queens on June 3.

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Image: Revellers kiss under a rainbow flag during the Gay Pride parade along Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo

Women kiss under a rainbow flag during the Pride parade in Sao Paulo on June 3.

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