LIFE
11/07/2019 7:59 PM AEST

LGBTQ+ Pride Around The World

Cities around the world hosted Pride marches in recent weeks, 50 years after the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan spearheaded the LGBTQ+ rights movement. In the summer of 1979, patrons at the Stonewall Inn retaliated after a police raid on the bar. The following year, the first Pride march was held, both in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community and in protest at the discrimination endured.