13 scenes from a picture-perfect Boston Pride Parade

The theme of the 2019 Boston Pride Parade was "Looking Back, Loving Forward."

Tens of thousands participated in the annual Boston Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8. Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Participants from Jacques’ Cabaret danced for the crowd.

A representative of Machine nightclub sang to the crowd.

Members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters contingent marched.

Members of Transgender Club of New England carried portraits of transgender murder victims.

Travis Roe, a.k.a. Sister Sandra Music, of the Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Boston police officer Daniel Iberg sported a pride flag during the parade.

Randa Cox sported rainbow mouse ears at the parade.


Boston Pride 2019 Grand Marshal Dale Mitchell, right, waved as he rode in a convertible.

Saige Anseltook a photo while marching with Full Body Cast.

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., waved as he marched in the parade.

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., pushed a stroller.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey greeted onlookers.

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