On Sunday, June twenty sixth, New York Metropolis will host Homosexual Pleasure, the yearly celebration of the LGBTQ group. The primary parade came about on June twenty eighth, 1970, on the one-year anniversary of the rebellion on the Stonewall Inn which galvanized the trendy homosexual rights motion. Since then, New York has staged an annual Pleasure march—one of many largest on this planet—usually over the last weekend of June.
After final yr’s largely digital affair, this NYC Pleasure celebration guarantees to be a mixture of each in-person and digital occasions. The parade route will kick off at midday on fifth Avenue at twenty sixth Road, then proceed downtown earlier than heading west on eighth Road. After crossing over sixth Avenue, it would proceed on Christopher Road passing the Stonewall Nationwide Monument. It’s going to then flip north on seventh Avenue, passing the New York Metropolis AIDS Memorial, earlier than ending at sixteenth Road and seventh Avenue.
Earlier than you head out to the parade, take a second to evaluation a gallery of pictures from the 2019 parade. That yr, an estimated 150,000 marchers celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of Stonewall.