US parades celebrate Gay Pride, honor Orlando victims

People take part in the Pride parade in San Francisco, California on June, 26, 2016Hundreds of thousands of people from New York to San Francisco marched to celebrate gay pride, honor those killed in the Florida gay nightclub massacre, and promote tolerance. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, buoyed by a double digit poll lead over Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House, joined the tail end of the parade in New York. In San Francisco, the crowd cheered and electronic music blared from floats, a group carried placards with photos of the Florida victims, and men in leather bondage walked the route under bright sunshine.

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