the historic 2015 NYC Gay Pride March in pics
photos by Amanda Hatfield
“What do we want?”
“When did we get it?”
Two days after the United States Supreme Court affirmed same-sex marriage as a right, well-timed pride parades on Sunday in the country’s twin hubs of gay activism, New York City and San Francisco, promised a sort of social catharsis — a bicoastal toast to the nation’s rapid shift on gay rights and an extended curtain call for the movement that drove it.
“All 50 states!” the New York crowd roared at one point. It was no longer a plea, but a celebration.
If even a typical pride parade can blur the lines between friend and stranger, the proceedings on Sunday assumed the feel of a large-scale wedding reception, uniting graying activists, fledgling families and party seekers in a historic moment that all seemed keenly aware they occupied. – [NY Times]
With Friday’s historic same sex marriage ruling by the Supreme Court, it was a very very special Pride Weekend in NYC, which culminated with Sunday’s annual March down 5th Ave. Pictures from the parade are in this post (some are NSFW), with lots more below.
UPDATE: Even more here!