Hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday packed gay pride events from Chicago to New York City, Seattle to San Francisco, to celebrate a freshly endorsed right to marry.
Gay rights activists outside the United States also organized rallies to draw attention to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages.
Here's a collection of images showing gay pride parades across the world.
Text from AP news story, AP PHOTOS: Crowds celebrate US same-sex marriage ruling.
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