We were there: NYC Pride Rally

Photographs by Syd London

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Pride week kicked off in Central Park with a star-studded rally hosted by Vickie Shaw and Bruce Vilanch. The word rally may imply something a little more intense than the performance-heavy show, featuring the likes of Meshell Ndegeocello, Ari Gold and Martha Wash (who closed the proceedings with "It's Raining Men"), but there were also moving words from from AmFar's Kevin Frost and the semi-ubiquitous Lt Dan Choi, among others. All together, it was a great mix of revelry and reminders of what we're still fighting for. Just like Pride itself.

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