New York City Pride March is an event celebrating the LGBTQ community ; it is one of the largest annual Pride marches in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators each June. The largest NYC Pride March to date coincided with the Stonewall 50 — WorldPride NYC festivities, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Inn , with , participants and five million visitors to Manhattan on Pride weekend;  an estimated four million attended the parade. This event, together with further protests and rioting over the following nights, marked a watershed moment in the modern LGBT rights movement and the impetus for organizing LGBT pride marches on a much larger scale. Veterans of the riot formed a group, the Stonewall Veterans Association , which has continued to drive the advancement of LGBT rights from the rioting at the Stonewall Inn, to the present day. In the weeks following the riots, people gathered for a "Gay Power" demonstration in Washington Square Park , followed by a march to Sheridan Square.
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Thousands of people fill downtown for the 40th annual Pride Houston festival Saturday, June 23, Suddenly, he came to an abrupt stop at a street crossing, right next to the three protesters telling Pride Houston attendees to repent. Not today, surrounded by all this. Tuesday also marks the 15th anniversary of Lawrence v. Texas, the U. Supreme Court decision that struck down laws nationwide that made homosexual acts illegal in 13 states, including Texas.
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