The primary Delight parade was in 1970, on the primary anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York Metropolis. Over the past 50 years, Delight has turned from a solemn response to police brutality and discrimination in opposition to the LGBTQ group right into a celebration of what it means to be queer.
Rights for the LGBTQ group in the USA have come a great distance— however that is not all the time the case elsewhere on the planet.
Folks’s rights are nonetheless quashed by homophobic governments, and in international locations like Iran, Myanmar, and Uganda being homosexual remains to be thought of unlawful.
We checked out 10 years of Delight parades all over the world to remind ourselves that for many individuals, Delight remains to be a riot.