On Sunday hundreds of people marched in the streets of St. John’s to mark the end of the city’s 2013 Pride Week celebrations. Organizers say this year’s parade drew the largest crowd yet in St. John’s 13-year Pride parade history. Click on the images below for a slideshow and comments from some of the paraders.

St. John’s 2013 Pride Week Parade

Photos by Genevieve Brouillette and Justin Brake

Justin Brake is an independent journalist from Elmastukwek, Ktaqmkuk (Bay of Islands, Newfoundland) who currently lives and works on unceded Algonquin territory in Ottawa. He is of mixed settler and Mi'kmaq descent and focuses much of his attention on Indigenous rights and liberation, social justice, climate action and decolonization. He has worked in various capacities for CBC, The Telegram, APTN News and The Independent, and is actively exploring new forms and styles of journalistic storytelling through emerging frameworks like movement journalism and systems journalism.