Pride in Pictures: Marching out of the closet

Dennis Vierling, Raleigh Pride, Pride in Pictures
Photo: Dennis Vierling

For our second annual Pride in Pictures, LGBTQ Nation asked readers to submit a meaningful photo of themselves at Pride.

We have absolutely loved seeing your joy, your glitter, your fabulous outfits, and of course, your pride. Now, we’re spending the summer sharing some of our favorite photos and stories with all of you.

Related: Pride in Pictures 2000s: The battle for marriage equality


Dennis Vierling


Raleigh, 2019

What makes this photo special to you?

This marks my first attendance at a Pride celebration after having just come out.

Dennis Vierling, Raleigh Pride, Pride in Pictures
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