Montreal's Gay Pride Parade is held in mid-August and has taken place every year since 1979, when a group of 200 people commemorated New York City's 1969 Stonewall Riots with "Gairilla", a precursor to Montreal's gay pride parade celebrations. The festivities take place over ten days, with events centered around the Gay VillageFrequency: Annually, often late June.
Amazing historical pictures of Pride from 1970-2015 11/98 1979 (Photograph: Hank O'Neal) 1.6 million people attended the 2015 Gay Pride parade and there’s no shortage of Gay Pride events Author: Time Out New York Editors.
Turkish nationalists confront LGBT rights activists who are trying to go ahead with the annual Gay Pride Parade on June 25, 2017 in Istanbul, a day after it was banned by the city governor's office.Author: CBS News.
Pride celebrations had been established in many major cities in the U.S., as well as around the world. Heritage of Pride was founded in 1984 to take over the planning of New York City Pride events from the disbanded Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee, former organizers of The March and Rally.