Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub.
Hillary Clinton joined state and city elected officials in marching to celebrate gay pride in New York City.
With a moment of silence followed by the roar of motorcycles, New York City's gay pride parade kicked off Sunday, a celebration of barriers breached and a remembrance of the lives lost in the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
Police in Istanbul used tear gas and detained activists who gathered Sunday to issue a statement to mark gay pride week after authorities banned their rally in the city,
The Latest on gay pride parades nationwide.
A year after New York City's jubilant pride parade celebrated a high point for gay Americans with the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, the atmosphere surrounding the annual march couldn't be more different.
Organizers expect big crowds and authorities plan tight security for Cincinnati's parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.
The stepped-up security surrounding San Francisco's LGBT pride celebration has caused two honorary grand marshals and a health clinic that serves sex workers to withdraw from the event's signature parade.
Amid increased security, New York City's Pride March on Sunday will have two esteemed guests riding the lead float -- Barbara Poma and Neema Bahrani -- owner and entertainment manager of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.
On Monday, June 20, New York City Pride celebrations enjoy a star-studded LGBT kick-off concert, "Broadway Sings for Pride" an annual musical event at the JCC Manhattan.