NYC Pride Parade and WorldPride Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

On June 28, 1969, New York police raided the Stonewall Inn in New York City's Greenwich Village, sparking two days of tension and riots between the police and gay bar patrons. Fifty years later, members of the LGBTQ community and their allies filled the streets of New York City for the Pride Parade to celebrate the queer community.

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Participants take part in the NYC Pride March to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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People take part in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Billy Porter gets ready for WorldPride NYC 2019 on June 30, 2019, in New York City. Members of the FX show "Pose" were selected to be some of the grand marshals for this year's parade.
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A couple kiss in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Drag queens pose for a photo in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Participants from the Sirens Motorcycle Club take part in the NYC Pride March to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Marchers hoist a rainbow flag — the overarching icon for the queer community — in the NYC Pride March on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Donatella Versace attends the NYC Pride March on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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A couple kiss during the NYC Pride March to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Visitors from Australia participate in the NYC Pride March on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Participants from the United Kingdom take part in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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An onlooker holds up a sign in support of her daughters at the NYC Pride March on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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New York mayor and presidential hopeful Bill De Blasio waves in front of the Stonewall Inn as he takes part in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019 in New York City.
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Participants take part in the NYC Pride March to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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The cast members of 'Pose' are some of this year's grand marshals in the NYC Pride March on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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A marcher waves a rainbow flag in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Participants take part in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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Marchers take part in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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A New York City police officer looks on as participants take part in the NYC Pride March as part of World Pride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising on June 30, 2019, in New York City.
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A couple kiss during the NYC Pride March on June 30, 2019 in New York City. The march marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village.
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