The Way It Was At The Gay Parade

Ron and I shoot at the Boston Gay Parade last Saturday. It was quite a celebration, and a street photographer's delight!.

You can see a selection of photos here:

Thousands of people marched and danced through the city’s streets for the 44th Boston Pride parade and festival, a colorful and upbeat gathering of the region’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Organizers said a record 25,000 people in 200 groups marched in the annual parade, which was led by Governor Deval Patrick and Mayor Martin J. Walsh and ended with a festival on City Hall Plaza.

Groups in the parade included bands, advocacy groups, university clubs, churches, and even corporations and political candidates — a sign of Pride’s shift from a fringe demonstration to a mainstream, family-oriented staple of Boston’s event calendar and marker of an ongoing sea change in public opinion on gay issues.