Here's your guide to one of the most epic things to do in the summer in NYC. Beginning at noon, the procession starts at 26th Street and Fifth Avenue, sashays down to 8th Street, crosses over to Christopher Street and the Stonewall National Monument, then continues up Seventh Avenue before ending at 23rd Street. Pride is about to get lit.
O ne will be a parade with glitter, go-go dancers, corporate floats blasting disco music and hundreds of thousands of people, flanked by cops and barricades. The other will be a protest featuring homemade banners, political chanting, an old-fashioned rally in the park, volunteer security guards and glitter, though less of it. The fact that both Pride marches will be traveling in opposite directions through New York City on Sunday while marking the same occasion — the 50th anniversary of the uprising at the Stonewall Inn in that sparked the modern gay rights movement — is as much a metaphor for a clash of ideas as it is a logistical fact.
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NYC Pride has continued this proud tradition by hosting the event in various locations throughout the city. Today, the New York Pride parade rivals Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade and Madrid Pride as the largest pride parade in the world, attracting each year in June hundreds of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators. Each year there are a series of parties and celebrations which take place throughout the city, and continue right up until the concluding Pride Parade, which happens towards the end of June. While the main parade usually takes place in the heart of Manhatten, pride events often transpire in other areas of the city too, including Brooklyn and Staten Island.
New York City Pride March is an event celebrating the LGBTQ community ; it is one of the largest annual Pride marches in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators each June. The largest NYC Pride March to date coincided with the Stonewall 50 — WorldPride NYC festivities, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Innwithparticipants and five million visitors to Manhattan on Pride weekend;  an estimated four million attended the parade. This riot and further protests and rioting over the following nights were the watershed moment in the modern LGBT rights movement and the impetus for organizing LGBT pride marches on a much larger scale.
Exuberant crowds carrying rainbow colours filled New York City streets Sunday for one of the largest pride parades in the history of the gay-rights movement. The march was a dazzling celebration of the 50th anniversary of the infamous police raid on the Stonewall Inn. Marchers and onlookers took over much of midtown Manhattan with a procession that lasted hours and paid tribute to the uprising that began at the tavern when patrons resisted officers on June 28,
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This year, the march begins at the north west side of Madison Square Park and heads south on Fifth Avenue. See the route here. Politicians like Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov.
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