Watch how people from around the globe stand up for the human rights of people in the LGBT community
LGBT activists in New York City walk behind an anti-gun banner. The iconic Empire State Building looms in back. June 25, 2017. (AFP)
Activists embrace as they take part in the Gay Pride parade in Paris on June 24, 2017.
This year marked the 40th anniversary of the first Gay Pride march in the French capital. (AFP)
LGBT rights activist try to gather for a Pride parade, which was banned by the governorship, in central Istanbul, on June 25, 2017. (AFP)
Various activists walk behind banners, waving flags as they march in Paris' Gay Pride Parade. June 24, 2017. (AFP)
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joins the Pride March in downtown Toronto, June 25, 2017.
A plain-clothes police officer kicks an LGBT rights activist as Turkish police prevent them from going ahead with a Gay Pride annual parade on June 25, 2017 in Istanbul. This comes a day after it was banned by the city governor's office. (AFP)
Indian members of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community and supporters take part in a Pride parade, calling for freedom from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. Chennai, June 25, 2017.
New Yorkers march in Pride. Some carry banners supporting rights for the LGBT community, some wear barely anything. (AFP)
Activists take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Nicaragua's capital, Managua. June 28, 2017. (AFP)
New Yorkers march down 5th Ave in NYC's annual Gay Pride Parade, one of the oldest and largest in the world. June 25, 2017.
Thousands cheered as members of the LGBT community and supporters danced and marched under a bright summer sun. (AFP)
An activist with "the state should abort the church" written on her chest and stomach takes part in San Jose's Gay Pride Parade. June 25, 2017. (AFP)