Dissent Was in Style at D.C.’s Pride Parade

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Photo: Thomas McCarthy

Last weekend’s annual Capital Pride Parade in Washington, D.C., attracted tens of thousands of LGBTQ supporters toting rainbow flags and anti-Trump paraphernalia. Photographer Thomas McCarty joined the crowds to capture the scene — he saw “God Hates Trump” signs, “Read My Briefs” tanks, and lots of rainbows.

Though the march took a festive tone, it also became a hotbed of tension. Protesters from the collective No Justice No Pride blocked the parade and caused it to be rerouted — part of an effort to express anger over Capital Pride’s close alignment with D.C. police and corporate sponsors, the group said in a statement.

McCarthy photographed a Trump impersonator wearing short shorts, activists in front of the White House, and rainbows of Gatorade. Click through for the most colorful looks from this year’s parade.

Dissent Was in Style at D.C.’s Pride Parade