PHOTOS: The Pride of Boston

Multiple events culminated in a huge parade with over 200 registered participants.

BY Editors

June 17 2014 4:40 PM ET

The ribbon-cutting came at the start of the parade at the corner of Boylston and Clarendon Streets, at the rainbow crosswalk that was painted especially for Boston Pride. From left to right: Sylvain Bruni (Boston Pride president), Lorrie Higgins (girlfriend of Mayor Walsh), Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Gov, Deval L. Patrick, his wife, Diane Patrick, and Linda DeMarco (Boston Pride vice president,)

Guarding the ranbow and a freelance lesbian hugger.

Boston boogies.