PRIDE HAUS

PHOTOS: Los Angeles Refuses To Let Acts Of Terror Dampen Its Pride

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Despite heavy hearts and threats of violence, Los Angeles still hosted its annual Pride celebration as scheduled last weekend, and the crowds turned out in record numbers to show their solidarity with the victims in Orlando.

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Pride goers in L.A. had a clear message for all the antigay extremists in the world: Absolutely nothing will stop us from living our lives openly, loving who we want freely and celebrating and supporting our community without fear or shame.

Scroll down for powerful images from last weekend’s Los Angeles Pride celebration…

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#LAPride #Pulse

A photo posted by Austyn de Lugo (@austynshambles) on

#lapride #weho #streetphotography #rainbow

A photo posted by Reza Rostampisheh (@rezarp) on

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A photo posted by Jorge Molina (@colormejorge) on

My heart goes out to you #Orlando #solidarity #gaypride #LA #Pride #lapride #hollywood #lgbtq

A video posted by Leopoldo Rivera (@leoriverafilms) on

#vsco #vscocam #lapride

A photo posted by Dé Ana Marie (@dayonuh) on

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Happy Pride Weekend ? #LAPride #LGBTQ #lovewins ??????

A photo posted by Tony D. Singhasuwich (@tonysinghasuwich) on