PHOTOS: L.A. Pride Heats Up

By Editors

Originally published on June 11 2013 11:11 AM ET

When it comes to glittery goodness, activism with abs, entertainment with energy, bears and booty boys alongside lovely lipstick lesbians, there's no other Gay Pride like Los Angeles's. Take a look at the following photos from the 2013 celebration, which took place over the past weekend.

L.A. Pride honorees Brendon Ayanbadejo and Advocate editor at large Diane Anderson-Minshall.

Sudsy people ride in the Dr. Bonner's soap float.

Special thanks to the folks at TommyPhoto for the use of many of their great photos.

A man on a float spays water at spectators.

Synchronize your cell phones, boys.

Balloon bear.

Representatives of Mickey's gay bar ride a fire truck.

Heart art.

Proud dads.

Roxy Baltimore walks down Santa Monica Boulevard.

Love and peace are why we are there.

Ladies riding Lisa Vanderpump's Sur-mobile, the car that parks nightly in front of the Beverly Hills housewife's West Hollywood restaurant.

A child wears a Human Rights Campaign logo.

West Hollywood cheerleaders practicing.

Native American-style garb, and very little of it.

Spray-on fun.

Muscled guys on a float, and rainbow wings.

Shannon Cram kisses her friend Michelle Molina.

The girls are going for a ride.

Good thing there's a fire truck right there, as it looks like things are heating up.

A woman marches with Equality California.