So we can celebrate virtually, asked our readers to share a photo with us from the first time they went to Pride. Submissions poured in from around the world, spanning every year from 1970 to 2019.
We’ve selected 30 of our favorite photos and stories so we can celebrate with a Pride In Pictures special series and we’ll be sharing them with you every day this month.
New York, New York
Related: Pride in Pictures: Happy Pride from Colombia
What makes this photo special to you?
“This was taken last summer. This was from my first Pride event as an OUT QUEER WOMAN! I took to the streets of New York to interview other people enjoying Pride and created a podcast series from these interviews. I’d love to share these stories.”