PHOTOS: Caravan of Pride in The Dominican Republic

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com July 21 2014 5:30 AM ET

Enjoy a photo portfolio of the seventh annual Caravan of Gay Pride in the city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on July 13. Thanks to Carlos Rodriguez for these great images. For more of his photography, please check out his Web site.

 

Bejewelled Pride.

Seat belts not required today.

God is love.

A message below from Ambassador James Wally Brewster and husband Mr. Bob Satawake on occasion of LGBT Pride Month 2014.

Easy does it, missy!

In the background, El Obelisco. Built in 1936 to commemorate the city’s rechristening as Cuidad Trujillo by the brutal and egotistical president of the county, Rafael Trujillo, El Obelisco is visible for much of El Malecon’s stretch. It is now adorned with Dominican flags and distinctly anti-Trujillo murals.

Poised and perched.

Mysterious masked Pride.

See something you like, boys?

Pride riders.

Everybody loves a Pride parade.

Wear your pride, ladies.

Pride gridlock.

Big hair = Big Pride.

Lost shoes won't stop the show.

Yes! We think you are pretty!

This little guy is taking it all in.

A bike, a bottle and a boy. Life is good.

Waving to adoring fans.

Don't be shy boys. They won't bite.

Slow traffic allows for friendly conversations.

Abuela Pride.

 

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