Mj rodriguez, indya moore, and dominique jackson from the cast of pose phyll opoku-gyimah monica helms, creator of the transgender pride flag the trevor project the gay liberation front. gay pride 2020 nyc promises to be the biggest party ever, with the pride march, worldpride celebration & stonewall 50th anniversary. Queens lesbian and gay pride committee members, including co-chairs maritza martinez and daniel dromm, and member brendan fay (third, fourth, and fifth from left), lead the march on 37th avenue and 88th street, inaugural queens pride parade, june 6, 1993. Known then as the christopher street liberation day march named after the street on which stonewall is located the parade began on. the lesbian and gay big apple corps will once again be participating in the annual pride march. Joining the band was part of my journey to be where i am right now, founding member joe avena said. Overview since the late 1960s, lgbt new yorkers have organized marches of various kinds to promote pride and visibility, protest against exclusion and discrimination. lgbtq history month the road to americas first gay pride march the first gay pride march took place in new york city on june 28, 1970 the one-year anniversary of the stonewall riots. New york city 35th annual gay pride parde led by the stonewall veterans association with the 1969 cadillac stonewall car and deja vu special guest nyc mayor michael bloomberg. while happy crowds enjoyed a colourful gay pride parade in new york today, riot police with dogs, guns and riot shields ruthlessly crushed lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex activists defyi. the relationship between the police and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community has long been fraught, but for lgbtq cops, the right to march in pride is a hard-fought civil.