June's First Weekend of Global Gay Pride

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com June 03 2012 1:35 PM ET

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People take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Mexico City Saturday.

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A gaggle of American superheroes (or people dressed like them) march in the Mexico City parade.

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A woman carries her dog during the Pride parade at Reforma Avenue in Mexico City.

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Dancers perform in the Mexico City Pride Parade.

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Marchers carry a banner during the Baltic Pride Parade Saturday in Riga, Latvia. The ex-Soviet state is now a member of the European Union.

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The Baltic Pride Parade.

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A man is arrested after throwing eggs at participants in the Baltic Pride Parade.

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People take part in a gay pride parade in Warsaw.

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A child tries to catch colored balloons as a marcher heads through the streets of Warsaw.

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People hold a giant rainbow flag as they take part in a pride parade in Warsaw.