The primary Satisfaction marches had been held in 1970, a yr after the Stonewall riots in New York Metropolis. Over the past 50 years, Satisfaction has turned from a solemn response to police brutality and discrimination towards the LGBTQ group right into a celebration of what it means to be queer.
Rights for the LGBTQ group in the US have come a good distance — however that is not the case in all places on the planet.
Folks’s rights are nonetheless quashed by anti-LGBTQ governments, and in international locations like Iran, Myanmar, and Uganda, being homosexual remains to be thought of unlawful.
We checked out 10 years of Satisfaction marches world wide to remind ourselves that, for many individuals, Satisfaction remains to be a riot.