Pride Parade 2015: LGBT Community Celebrates Marriage Equality [PHOTOS]

Gay rights supporters all over the world celebrated last week’s historic event. The Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a victory that has taken a long time to be achieved. As of Friday morning, gay marriage is legal in all 50 states in the U. S., and these news couldn’t come in at a better time!

Members of the LGBT community could not wait to LIVE and LOVE during Pride Parades all over the world. The parade marks the end of Pride month, which is dedicated to support the gay community and this year was extra special in the U.S. after the SCOTUS ruling was announced.

Here are some of the best Pride Parade moments around the world…Love won!


Participants attend a Gay Pride Parade in Mexico City, June 27, 2015. Thousands of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights activists participated in the annual parade throughout Mexico City, according local media. Reuters


New York Police Department members kiss in front of Stonewall Inn during the annual Gay Pride Parade in New York June 28, 2015. Reuters


People dance in front of the Victory column as they participate in the annual Christopher Street Day parade in Berlin, Germany, June 27, 2015. Reuters


A participant takes part in the annual Pride London Parade which highlights issues of the gay, lesbian and transgender community, in London, Britain June 27, 2015. Reuters


People march down Fifth Avenue during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York June 28, 2015. Reuters


A man in high heels takes part during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York June 28, 2015. Reuters


People march in the San Francisco gay pride parade, two days after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized same-sex marriage throughout the country in San Francisco, California June 28, 2015. Reuters


Revelers take part in a Gay Pride parade in Managua, Nicaragua June 28, 2015. Reuters


Fer Franco, 25, (R) and his partner Rafa Varon, 23, stand next to a heart-shaped cloth with rainbow colors as they pose for a photo, to mark Gay Pride day, in downtown Málaga, Spain, June 28, 2015. Reuters


Woman wears intriguing and colorful costume at the annual gay pride parade in Bogotá, Colombia June 28, 2015. Reuters


A reveler dressed as an angel takes part in a Gay Pride parade in San Salvador June 27, 2015. Reuters


Revelers take part in a Gay Pride parade in San Jose June 28, 2015. Reuters

Janel Saldana

Janel Saldana joined the Latin Times family in March 2015. She graduated from Texas Christian University and UDLAP (Universidad de las Américas Puebla) with a Bachelor's degree in Communications and Radio, TV and Film production. After spending years traveling the world and living abroad, Janel decided to settle in New York and call it home. She is most passionate about traveling, entertainment in all its forms and animal advocacy, especially dogs.