A look back, and forward.
In some ways, much has changes about Pride parades. They are safer, for one thing, and they are celebrated in the press (as they should be). But in other ways, the Pride parades of today are remarkable similar to the first ones in New York, Chicago and San Francisco in 1970. Homosexuality is celebrated and the LGBT community can together in peace and happiness around the world.
Here are just a few photos from 1970 and this past weekend's Pride festivities.