LGBT Pride month kicks off with Queens parade
Gay Pride month kicked off on Sunday in Jackson Heights with the first of several parades to be held across the five boroughs throughout June.
Openly gay City Council Speaker Christine Quinn led the parade along with a number of other council members. Her fellow mayoral contender Bill de Blasio was also in attendance.
Take a look at some of the most colorful moments of the parade.
— Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) June 2, 2013
— Christine C. Quinn (@ChrisCQuinn) June 2, 2013
— Maria Mähl (@MariaMahl1) June 2, 2013
— Crystal Maria (@crystalmariag) June 2, 2013
— Kat Brzozowski (@KatBrzozowski) June 2, 2013
This is how we do Pride in Queens pic.twitter.com/kejFKaQPDP
— GabeR (@widestance) June 2, 2013
— Chirlane McCray (@Chirlane) June 2, 2013
Had my own private dance at Queens Pride today! Such a blast! pic.twitter.com/7okruzU4hE
— Tori Scott (@ItsToriScott) June 2, 2013
Queens Pride 2013 https://t.co/wq4X5ITQZr
— Asher (@AsherJV) June 2, 2013