By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com June 30 2013 10:22 PM ET
SPAIN: Participants wait for the start of a high-heel race during the gay and lesbian pride parade in Barcelona on June 28.
SPAIN: A performer parades during the drag queen election of the gay and lesbian pride parade in Barcelona.
RUSSIA: Antigay demonstrators gather on the sidelines of a gay pride event in Saint Petersburg on June 29, 2013. Russian police arrested dozens of people after clashes erupted in the city of Saint Petersburg between pro- and antigay demonstrators.
RUSSIA: LGBT activists embrace each other after clashes with antigay demonstrators during a gay pride event.
ENGLAND: Celebrants parade through central London during the annual Pride Parade on June 29.
FRANCE: Demonstrators stand on the Carpeaux fountain in the Paris Luxembourg gardens during Pride on June 29, 2013 in Paris, exactly one month to the day since France celebrated its first same-sex marriage.
ENGLAND: Leathermen attend the annual Pride Parade in central London.
SPAIN: A participant looks on during the Gay and Lesbian Pride parade in Barcelona.
MEXICO: People march during the 35th Gay Pride Parade along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City on June 29.
MEXICO: Theme costumes at the 35th Gay Pride Parade along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City.
BRAZIL: A demonstrator poses during a protest against a measure approved two weeks ago by Brazil's lower house of Congress, allowing counselors to try to "cure" homosexuality, in Rio de Janeiro on June 28.
PANAMA: A reveller takes part in Gay Pride Parade in Panama City.
EL SALVADOR: A reveller takes part in the Gay Pride Parade along Roosevelt Avenue in San Salvador on June 29.
TURKEY: A lesbian couple kiss each other during a gay parade on Istiklal Street, the main shopping corridor on June 30.
TURKEY: People march and chant slogans during a gay parade on Istiklal Street, the main shopping corridor on June 30, in Istanbul during the fourth Trans Pride Parade as part of the Trans Pride Week 2013.