In recent years, a number of said celebrities have come out to Pride festivals to take part in the celebration of love and equality.
Who can blame them?
Have a look at some of our favorite shots here…
Noted drag star, Emmy-winner and activist speaks at Washington D.C. Pride. RuPaul has been an LGBT rights advocate since the 1990s.
Broadway actor, star of Looking and Mindhunter serves as Grand Marshall at New York Pride.
3. Laverne Cox
First ever transgender Emmy-nominee, transgender rights activist, and fashionista at New York Pride.
4. Ian McKellan
Stage actor, Oscar nominee, icon and longtime activist celebrating Pride in London. McKellen was the first openly gay man to receive a knighthood.
5. George & Brad Takei
Actor and outspoken activist for marriage equality celebrating Pride with his husband in Los Angeles.
Oscar-winning writer and Olympic diver–both marriage equality activists–deliver a special address at London Pride.
7. Darren Criss
Star of American Crime Story and Glee hanging out at New York Pride. Criss has championed The Trevor Project.
8. Cheyenne Jackson
Stage star and grand marshal at San Francisco Pride.
9. Ellen Page
Oscar-nominated actress celebrating at New York Pride.
10. Gavin Newsom & Antonio Villaragosa
Former mayors of San Francisco and Los Angeles, respectively, celebrating Los Angeles Pride. Ok, they’re both straight. But wouldn’t it be nice? And another thing…who are the dudes with them?
11. Hillary Clinton
Doesn’t she look like she’s having a blast? No doubt her White House would have had some rainbows on it, rather than making it into the swampy cesspool of glowering and corruption its current occupant has built.