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06/07/2017 09:37 am ET

28 Photos Of Kids At Pride Parades Who Know That Love Is Love

The beauty of children celebrating the LGBTQ community in a rainbow-filled list.

Pride parades have long since welcomed people of all ages to celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQ community, including children. 

As kids attend parades holding rainbow flags and wearing rainbow face paint, they’re doing much more than that. The little supporters are proudly standing up for their LGBTQ friends and family.  

In honor of June’s LGBTQ Pride month, here are 28 photos of kids at Pride parades.

  • 1
    A child with her father takes part in the Gay Pride parade in Madrid on July 5, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro
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    A child with her father takes part in the Gay Pride parade in Madrid on July 5, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)
  • 2
    A young boy waves a flag during the 2011 NYC LGBT Pride march on the streets of Manhattan on June 26, 2011 in New York City.
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    A young boy waves a flag during the 2011 NYC LGBT Pride march on the streets of Manhattan on June 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
  • 3
    A young girl smiles during a Gay Pride parade along Roosevelt Avenue in San Salvador on June 29, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Jose CABEZAS
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    A young girl smiles during a Gay Pride parade along Roosevelt Avenue in San Salvador on June 29, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Jose CABEZAS
  • 4
    A girl high fives a reveler as she marches in the New York City Gay Pride march on June 24, 2012 in New York City. The annual
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    A girl high fives a reveler as she marches in the New York City Gay Pride march on June 24, 2012 in New York City. The annual civil rights demonstration commemorates the Stonewall riots of 1969, which erupted after a police raid on a gay bar, the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
  • 5
    A boy plays under a rainbow flag during the Manila Gay Pride march on December 8, 2012 in Makati, Philippines.  (Photo b
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    A boy plays under a rainbow flag during the Manila Gay Pride march on December 8, 2012 in Makati, Philippines.  (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
  • 6
    A young boy dabs during the 2016 Toronto Pride parade along Yonge Street in Toronto on July 3, 2016. (Steve Russell/Toronto S
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    A young boy dabs during the 2016 Toronto Pride parade along Yonge Street in Toronto on July 3, 2016. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
  • 7
    Revelers pose for a picture with a young girl during the 2nd LGBT Pride parade at Alemao favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on
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    Revelers pose for a picture with a young girl during the 2nd LGBT Pride parade at Alemao favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA
  • 8
    A girl holds a rainbow flag of the LGBT movement during the XXI Gay Pride parade at Mayo Square in Buenos Aires on November 1
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    A girl holds a rainbow flag of the LGBT movement during the XXI Gay Pride parade at Mayo Square in Buenos Aires on November 10, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Alejandro PAGNI
  • 9
    A child wears a Human Rights Campaign logo at the 43rd L.A. Pride parade on June 9, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Phot
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    A child wears a Human Rights Campaign logo at the 43rd L.A. Pride parade on June 9, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
  • 10
    Young Muslim girl in a float partaking in the 36th Pride parade in Toronto, Canada, in July 2016. (Photo by Roberto Machado N
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    Young Muslim girl in a float partaking in the 36th Pride parade in Toronto, Canada, in July 2016. (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)
  • 11
    A young girl sporting rainbow colours takes part in the annual Gay Pride parade in Rome on June 7, 2014. (TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Ge
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    A young girl sporting rainbow colours takes part in the annual Gay Pride parade in Rome on June 7, 2014. (TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 12
    People take part in the Boston Pride parade in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 8, 2013. (Photo by Rick Friedman/rickfriedman.c
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    People take part in the Boston Pride parade in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 8, 2013. (Photo by Rick Friedman/rickfriedman.com/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • 13
    A couple with child on shoulder at a 2012 Pride parade in Toronto, child is wearing a white tutu and waving a rainbow flag ag
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    A couple with child on shoulder at a 2012 Pride parade in Toronto, child is wearing a white tutu and waving a rainbow flag against a backdrop of building, signage and people. (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)
  • 14
    A Filipino woman sits on a rainbow flag with her child during a Gay Pride event in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines,
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    A Filipino woman sits on a rainbow flag with her child during a Gay Pride event in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, in 2015. Hundreds of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) advocates and supporters gathered in the event to show their presence and to demand LGBT rights. (Photo by Richard James Mendoza/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
  • 15
    (L-R) Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, daughter Ella-Grace Margaret Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and oldest
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    (L-R) Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, daughter Ella-Grace Margaret Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and oldest son Xavier James Trudeau attend the 38th Annual Vancouver Pride parade on July 31, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
  • 16
    A young kid with a rainbow flag face paint poses for the camera at the Rizal Park in Manila. Thousands of LBGTQ members march
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    A young kid with a rainbow flag face paint poses for the camera at the Rizal Park in Manila. Thousands of LBGTQ members marched along Manila's main thoroughfare as they celebrate Manila's 21st Gay Pride Parade in 2015. (Photo by J Gerard Seguia/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
  • 17
    A little girl marches during the 2013 Capital Pride parade in Washington on June 8, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM
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    A little girl marches during the 2013 Capital Pride parade in Washington on June 8, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM
  • 18
    A child looks on during a Gay Pride parade in New Delhi on November 28, 2010. (Photo by Shekhar Yadav/India Today Group/Getty
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    A child looks on during a Gay Pride parade in New Delhi on November 28, 2010. (Photo by Shekhar Yadav/India Today Group/Getty Images)
  • 19
    A child is dressed up in rainbow colors during the Belfast Pride parade and festival on August 6, 2016 in Belfast, United Kin
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    A child is dressed up in rainbow colors during the Belfast Pride parade and festival on August 6, 2016 in Belfast, United Kingdom. (Photo by Carrie Davenport/Getty Images)
  • 20
    Families cheering on the Boston Pride parade in the South End of Boston, Massachusetts, on June 14, 2014. (Photo by Rick Frie
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    Families cheering on the Boston Pride parade in the South End of Boston, Massachusetts, on June 14, 2014. (Photo by Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • 21
    A mother and child play under a giant rainbow flag during the Gay Pride parade in downtown Lisbon on June 24, 2006.
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    A mother and child play under a giant rainbow flag during the Gay Pride parade in downtown Lisbon on June 24, 2006. AFP PHOTO/ FRANCISCO LEONG
  • 22
    A young girl watches the parade during Brighton Pride 2015 on August 1, 2015 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Tabatha Fireman/
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    A young girl watches the parade during Brighton Pride 2015 on August 1, 2015 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images)
  • 23
    An Israeli girl sits on a relative's shoulders waving the rainbow flag, the international symbol of gay pride, during the ann
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    An Israeli girl sits on a relative's shoulders waving the rainbow flag, the international symbol of gay pride, during the annual Gay Pride parade along the streets of Tel Aviv on June 6, 2008. The parade has been taking place every year in the city since 1998. AFP PHOTO/JACK GUEZ
  • 24
    ATHENS, GREECE - 2014/06/14: A small boy holds a sign that shows the phrase "I love my family" at a 2014 parade in Athens. (P
    Pacific Press via Getty Images
    ATHENS, GREECE - 2014/06/14: A small boy holds a sign that shows the phrase "I love my family" at a 2014 parade in Athens. (Photo by George Panagakis/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
  • 25
    Kids are carried over the shoulders of their parents during the Annual Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv on June 12, 2015. The par
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    Kids are carried over the shoulders of their parents during the Annual Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv on June 12, 2015. The parade, celebrated as part of Tel Aviv Pride Week events, attracted many thousands of participants from all over the world. (Photo by Gili Yaari/NurPhoto)
  • 26
    A man with a girl on his shoulders walking through the street at a Dublin Gay Pride parade in June 2015.
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    A man with a girl on his shoulders walking through the street at a Dublin Gay Pride parade in June 2015.
  • 27
    A child plays under a giant rainbow flag, a symbol of the gay rights movement, as she takes part in the 22nd annual Gay Pride
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    A child plays under a giant rainbow flag, a symbol of the gay rights movement, as she takes part in the 22nd annual Gay Pride parade in Rome, Italy, on June 11, 2016. (Photo by Giuseppe Ciccia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
  • 28
    A boy carries a flag during the New York City Pride march on June 26, 2016 in New York City. This year was the 46th Pride mar
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    A boy carries a flag during the New York City Pride march on June 26, 2016 in New York City. This year was the 46th Pride march in New York City. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

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