San Francisco Pride Parade

 The 2016 San Fransisco Pride Parade kicked off with motorcycles and scooters as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

The 2016 San Fransisco Pride Parade kicked off with motorcycles and scooters as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

 Annette Reynaud (Portsmith, England) awaits the beginning of the parade with her son, Gavin, as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

Annette Reynaud (Portsmith, England) awaits the beginning of the parade with her son, Gavin, as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

  The California Aggie Marching Band stops to perform for the crowd as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016.

The California Aggie Marching Band stops to perform for the crowd as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016.

 The California Aggie Marching Band stops to perform for the crowd as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016.

The California Aggie Marching Band stops to perform for the crowd as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016.

  Emerald Rubio (San Jose, Cali.) watches the parade with her mother for the first time as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

Emerald Rubio (San Jose, Cali.) watches the parade with her mother for the first time as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

  Dallas and Carly Thacker select stickers from their mom, Kara Thacker, that were handed out by the paraders. Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Dallas and Carly Thacker select stickers from their mom, Kara Thacker, that were handed out by the paraders. Sunday, June 26, 2016.

  Latina performers dance in the parade as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

Latina performers dance in the parade as thousands gathered to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali. Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

 Paraders bare all at the San Francisco Pride on Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

Paraders bare all at the San Francisco Pride on Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

 Mayor Ed Lee supporters cheer through the parade to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Mayor Ed Lee supporters cheer through the parade to celebrate Pride in San Francisco, Cali on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

 Mormons for equality at the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

Mormons for equality at the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

 Leo Herring (2 years old, San Francisco, Cali) tries to catch bubbles during the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

Leo Herring (2 years old, San Francisco, Cali) tries to catch bubbles during the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

 Parader during the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Parader during the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

 Parader poses during the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Parader poses during the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

I've been a proud participant at several Pride Parades, but none rival San Francisco's. Photos of the 2016 San Francisco Pride Parade I took for the Castro Courier. You can read more about the parade here