Dianne & Barb DiGregorio at the 2011 Knox Pridefest.Photo: Dianne & Barb DiGregorio
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.
Dianne & Barb DiGregorio
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What makes this photo special to you?
“We were lining up to take part in the Knoxville Pride Parade on June 24, 2011 when this picture was taken. It was also the 23rd anniversary of when we met! We gave our lovely dog, Harley, a rainbow tail.”