PHOTOS: NYC Gets Funky for Pride

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com June 30 2014 12:30 PM ET

Thousands of marchers followed the parade route from 36th Street and Fifth Avenue to Greenwich and Christopher streets. It ended at the Stonewall Inn, where New York marchers commemorated the 45th anniversary of the 1969 riots credited with launching the modern LGBT rights movement. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo attended along with grand marshals Laverne Cox, transgender actress and activist, actor Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey, executive director for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Governor Cuomo takes his yearly Pride stroll.

Grand Marshal Laverne Cox and Delores Nettles, mother of slain transgender woman Islan Nettles, attend the 2014 Gay Pride March on June 29, 2014.

Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his rainbow on.

Here media staffers Stephen Murray and Joel Shoemaker show off their work on the #ExpressYourSelfie float.

Pride: Twirling, mirrored, and shiny.

Jesus twerked for your sins.


Net profits at Pride.

Enough with all this flag waving, let's neck.

Let the spirit move you, girl.

Old school Pride with the Imperial Court.

The right tulle for the job.

This is how to do it right kids — you can almost hear the music and the crowd!

It's reigning men.

New York City can be quite hot in summer. Some recommend wearing as little clothing as possible.

Pride is all about color.

Are you ready to Express Your Selfie? #expressyourselfie

Maybe a little too much Pride, girl.

The end of a beautiful day.

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