Washington gay pride parade draws thousands, despite brief protest

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Washington Mystics players Natasha Cloud and Ivory Latta also joined in the 2017 Capital Pride Parade which is part of the Capital Pride Celebration Weekend, Pride in the Nation's Capital. "Everything fell into place except being able to celebrate who I am".

Meanwhile, some of Trump's most controversial proposals such as building a border wall, implementing a travel ban from six majority Muslim countries, and repealing the Affordable Care Act, would negatively affect gay people, activists say.

"If you look at their prioritization, we're really low on it", she said.

The Equality March for Unity and Pride starts at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater.

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Or for mom Marie Doneen who brought along her daughter, Kyle, combination of both.

He believes the statement released by Charlotte Pride implies that DeplorablePride is anti-LGBTI, when it's made up of gay men.

During the seventh inning stretch, the park played Sia's "The Greatest", which she wrote in support of the LGBT community after the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando. "It's a continuing conversation". In a press release, a group called No Justice, No Pride claimed credit. "Pride should be a haven for the entire LGBTQ community".

"There's no question there's a lot of things to be afraid of", he said. "They could meet our original demands".

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Numerous 100 LGBT marches and rallies planned across the US have become annual events, but Sunday marked the first-ever pride parade in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, a prosperous Detroit suburb.

"We had one of the members of No Justice No Pride speaking about the displeasure that one of the sponsors is Northrop Grumman, due to their production in military equipment", Renna said.

Whiskeyjack is two-spirit coordinator with the Edmonton Pride Centre, a concept rooted in an indigenous understanding of gender, he said. "Anyone else here a veteran?' This was a stark example of the breadth of diversity in our community, and we need to grapple with and respect [the multiple perspectives]".

Protesters who oppose the Capital Pride parade's corporate backing, which includes bank Wells Fargo & Co and weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp, briefly blocked the parade route and forced it to be rerouted.

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