Revellers take part in a gay pride parade in Tel Aviv, Israel June 8, 2018. Reuters
In this picture taken Sunday, May 13, 2018, Elias, 24, who goes by the stage name of Melanie Coxxx, applies make-up during Beirut Pride week at his home in Tabarja, Lebanon. AP
The US is far from the only country to recognize Pride. Worldwide, cities aim to highlight issues facing their queer communities through Pride celebrations throughout the year. Here’s how cities around the world have recognized Pride so far in 2018.
Protected by riot police in Kiev, Ukraine, drag queens in whimsical garb rode on parade floats on June 17.