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Pride 2022 Around The World

From the streets of Warsaw and Kolkata to Sydney and Mexico City, thousands of people around the world took part in marches, parades and protests to mark LGBTQ Pride Month in June. Here’s a look back at some of the biggest events from Pride 2022.

From the streets of Warsaw and Kolkata to Sydney and Mexico City, thousands of people around the world took part in marches, parades and protests to mark LGBTQ Pride Month in June.
Here’s a look back at some of the biggest events from Pride 2022.
1. Istanbul, Turkey

More than 300 demonstrators were detained by police at this year’s Pride parade. The Turkish government has suppressed the event since 2015.

pride month 2022 world photos istanbul turkey
2. Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand held its first pride parade in over 15 years, days before lawmakers passed four draft bills to legalize same-sex marriage.

3. Warsaw, Poland

Unable to hold a parade in Ukraine due to Russia’s invasion, KyivPride teamed up with Warsaw Pride to host a peace march in the Polish capital.

pride month 2022 world photos warsaw poland
4. Kolkata, India

India held its first pride parade after a two-year pause due to the pandemic, with multiple cities, including Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai, taking part.

pride month 2022 world photos kolkata india
5. Oslo, Norway

Thousands of people flooded the streets of Oslo, Norway, in a Pride protest against hate after a gunman killed two people outside a gay bar.

6. Mexico City, Mexico

As part of its Pride month celebrations, the capital of Mexico also held a mass same-sex wedding a day before the annual Pride march.

pride month 2022 world photos mexico city
7. Toronto, Canada

Thousands of people took part in Toronto’s Pride parade, which finally returned after two years of pandemic lockdowns.

pride month 2022 world photos toronto canada
8. Sydney, Australia

More than 1,000 people came together to form a giant Progress Flag on the steps of the Sydney Opera House.

pride month 2022 world photos sydney australia
9. Tel Aviv, Israel

Thousands of people attended Pride celebrations in Tel Aviv, while other cities held Pride marches under a heavy police presence.

pride month 2022 world photos tel aviv israel
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