NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio were on hand for New York City’s annual gay pride march Sunday.
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Hundreds of thousands of people lined the parade route when it kicked off at noon, CBS 2 reported.
The parade started at 36th Street and Fifth Avenue and ends at Greenwich and Christopher streets at the Stonewall Inn.
New York marchers were commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn riots, which are credited with launching the modern gay rights movement in 1969.