Religion and LGBT equality have found themselves on opposite sides of protests around the world in recent days, with a debate over marriage equality in Haiti, the Pope visiting Brazil, and the effects of marriage equality in France still taking hold.
On every 4th of July for the last 36 years, hundreds of men and women don their best drag to remember a liberating moment.
Active duty Navy servicemembers have been cleared to wear their uniforms in the San Diego LGBT Pride parade on July 13.
Chicago takes its floats seriously. See what that means in photos from Pride on the following pages.