The first Pride parade was in 1970, the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York. Over the past 50 years, Pride has gone from being a solemn response to police brutality and discrimination against the LGBTQ community to what it means to be.
The rights of the LGBTQ community in the United States have come a long way, but that is not always the case in other parts of the world.
People’s rights are still being abolished by homophobic governments and being homosexual in countries like Iran, Myanmar and Uganda is still considered illegal.
We looked at 10 years of Pride parades around the world to remind many people that Pride is still an incident.