06/16/2013 08:52 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Russia's LGBT Community To Have First-Ever NYC Pride Float

Each June, the streets of New York City are flooded by a sea of glitter, beads, and boas.

This is the city's famous gay-pride parade -- a raucous procession of floats, dancers, community groups, and tens of thousands of onlookers. Here, flamboyance is offered as a response to hiding and intolerance.

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