Pride Week kicks off in New York City

Rainbow spirit is settling over New York City for Pride Week.

Festivities kicked off Friday evening with an event simply called "The Rally."

It was a re-imagining of the first pride rally in the city back in 1969, when 500 people gathered for a gay power demonstration in Washington Square Park.

That was followed by a candlelight vigil in Sheridan Square.

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