Because of the tragic Orlando shooting on June 12, Pride Month feels even more crucial to the LGBTQ+ community than ever before. In a social climate that often makes people afraid and ashamed of who they are, people come together to show the world they will not hide their authentic selves in the least subtle way ever, with pride parades. Celebrities also celebrated the LGBTQ+ community and, of course, documented it on social media. Get over it, homophobes.
Rainbow lover Miley Cyrus did a little fundraising for a good cause. She also smoked weed, seemingly.
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Sara Bareilles let this chalkboard sign with a Lin-Manuel Miranda quote on it share her sentiments.
Happiest Pride to you my sweet NYC. You have taught me so much about how wildly colorful the world is and I am forever grateful to be here to continue to witness the unfolding. May we continue to believe that love is love is love is love....forever and always. 💜💙💚💛❤️💜💙💚💛❤️💜💙💚💛❤️💜💙💚💛❤️💜💙💚💛❤️✨#nycpride
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Trans teen and reality show star Jazz Jennings served as the Grand Marshall for the NYC Pride Parade, the youngest in the parade's history.
I was so honored to be one of the Grand Marshal's at the #NYCpride March❤️💛💚💙💜 Seeing the community unite in hopes of achieving equality - especially in light of the recent tragic events - was remarkable! Love you all and #happypride 😘 #NYCPride2016 @nycpride
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