20 Spectacular Photos of Cities Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Around the World – Business Insider

Revellers take part in a gay pride parade in Tel Aviv, Israel June 8, 2018.
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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. 
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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.

Gay and lesbian rights activists perform during the annual Gay Pride parade in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, June 17, 2018. AP
Protected by riot police in Kiev, Ukraine, drag queens in whimsical garb rode on parade floats on June 17.

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People take part in the Pride day parade in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S., June 3, 2018. Reuters
People take part in the Pride day parade in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S., June 3, 2018.
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HRC Launches a ‘Summer of Action’ to Rally Voters

HRC staff, members and supporters are fanning out across the country to support voter registration efforts, phone banking, candidate events, grassroots advocacy trainings, and step up visibility and outreach at LGBTQ Pride parades, festivals and other events. The Summer of Action will also intensify HRC’s already-unprecedented grassroots effort to engage equality-minded voters in key states and congressional districts ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

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