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Pride sees cities across the globe burst with rainbow colours as millions enjoy LGBT celebrations

The world parties with Pride!: Cities across the globe burst with rainbow colours as millions enjoy LGBT celebrations

  • This year marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots, a defining moment in the gay liberation movement
  • In cities all around the world, members and allies of the LGBT community took to the streets
  • Many wore fancy dress, glitter and rainbow flags to show their support for the community
  • Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders attended a Pride march in Nashua, New Hampshire

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People around the world have taken to the streets today adorned in rainbow colours and glitter to celebrate the annual Gay Pride Parade.

From Mexico City to North Macedonia, millions of members of the LGBT community and allies took part in the march.

This year is particularly significant as it marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots which began on June 28, 1969.

The demonstrations at the Stonewall Inn in New York City are considered to be one of the most defining moments in the gay rights movement.

Around the world, millions of people have been participating in Gay Pride marches this weekend such as this loving couple in Barcelona

In Milan, a reveller holds a placard which says, 'I won't apologise for who I am' as she joins millions around the world in marching to show support for LGBT community

In Milan, a reveller holds a placard which says, ‘I won’t apologise for who I am’ as she joins millions around the world in marching to show support for LGBT community

Many of the participants at Pride brought rainbow flags but these two in Barcelona took it a step further by painting themselves from head to toe

Many of the participants at Pride brought rainbow flags but these two in Barcelona took it a step further by painting themselves from head to toe

In Paris, the 5.5-kilometre march starts at Tour Montparnasse and passes the Notre Dame en route to the Bastille

In Paris, the 5.5-kilometre march starts at Tour Montparnasse and passes the Notre Dame en route to the Bastille

The following year, gay liberation movements in the US marched as a show of their solidarity which has continued every year since.

The marches usually take place around the last weekend in June and this year has seen celebrations take place in cities across the world.

In Paris, revellers had to contend with soaring temperatures before a friendly firefighter sprayed a hose over the crowd.

In the US, many made jibes at President Donald Trump while presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined in on a march in Nashua, New Hampshire.

In Gijon, Spain, hundreds took part in the march today which saw a man in leather in a cell partying at the front

In Gijon, Spain, hundreds took part in the march today which saw a man in leather in a cell partying at the front

A couple kiss at a Pride march in Barcelona on a day where millions around the world celebrated their sexuality

A couple kiss at a Pride march in Barcelona on a day where millions around the world celebrated their sexuality

In Paris, a woman poses with a group of five men as they had to contend with the searing heat in leather clothing as the European heatwave continued

In Paris, a woman poses with a group of five men as they had to contend with the searing heat in leather clothing as the European heatwave continued

This year marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots which sparked the Pride movement and the fight for gay liberation

This year marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots which sparked the Pride movement and the fight for gay liberation

 

Many took the opportunity to wear fabulous fancy dress such as this artful participant who covered his body in glitter

Many took the opportunity to wear fabulous fancy dress such as this artful participant who covered his body in glitter

In the US, Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders joined in on the Nashua Pride march while many criticised Donald Trump

In the US, Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders joined in on the Nashua Pride march while many criticised Donald Trump

In Lisbon, thousands lined the streets under a massive rainbow flag at the annual event which takes place on the final weekend of June

In Lisbon, thousands lined the streets under a massive rainbow flag at the annual event which takes place on the final weekend of June

In Barcelona, a participant in the march wore a fetching Versace dress on the day which celebrates individuality and diversity

In Barcelona, a participant in the march wore a fetching Versace dress on the day which celebrates individuality and diversity

Many revellers wore fancy dress but this pair took it to the next level with their botanical themed appearance

Many revellers wore fancy dress but this pair took it to the next level with their botanical themed appearance

A participant in Barcelona holds a placard which reads, 'Missing Obama' in reference to Donald Trump's White House

A participant in Barcelona holds a placard which reads, ‘Missing Obama’ in reference to Donald Trump’s White House

A rainbow umbrella lies near placards for a Pride parade in Kathmandu, Nepal, which translate terms for people within the LGBT community

A rainbow umbrella lies near placards for a Pride parade in Kathmandu, Nepal, which translate terms for people within the LGBT community

In the Philippines, a reveller at a March covered half of their face with make-up and a wig and rainbow-coloured eye shadow for a stunning effect

In the Philippines, a reveller at a March covered half of their face with make-up and a wig and rainbow-coloured eye shadow for a stunning effect

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