In a milestone moment for the Indian state of Gujarat, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents filled the streets for the area's first-ever gay pride parade last weekend.
More than 100 citizens came out for the event "bearing rainbow flags and banners and dancing to traditional music." Many participants wore scarves and masks in an effort to protect their identity, The Telegraph is reporting.
With the decriminalization of same-sex relationships in 2009 and gay pride parades a staple in other parts of the country, LGBT Indians are slowly being folded into the country's social and political fabric.
Check out the video above to witness this groundbreaking moment for LGBT individuals living in Gujarat.