"Today, this country is richer – filled with more equality, more acceptance, and more love than yesterday," the mayor said in a statement. "And for the people of this city, where the movement for LGBT rights began in 1969 at the Stonewall Inn, we can be proud that we helped blaze the trail to this great victory.”
See ya out at the party, everyone!
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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and thinks it's going to be a helluva spectacular pride this weekend -- get out and celebrate! Send news tips to email@example.com and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.