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Love and Pride – Berlin CSD 2015 Photos

July 5, 2015
Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - We Love You

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos. If there’s a city that knows how to party, Berlin knows how to party. If I thought Myfest 2015 was a huge celebration, Christopher Street Day (CSD) in Berlin is a party like no other!

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Oh Canada

Canadian pride in Berlin! So proud to be from a country that legalized same-sex marriage a decade ago.

CSD is Berlin’s annual day to celebrate pride. There are parades, parties, demonstrations, and marches that last all weekend. This year’s theme was “We’re all different. We’re all equal,” with over 200,000 people taking part in the CSD Berlin parades and over 500,000 taking part in all of the festivities. With the US Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage in all 50 states, there was even more cause for celebration than usual.

While I’ve celebrated pride in Toronto and San Francisco, this would be the first time I’ve ever done so in Berlin. I was all too happy to join my friend, Adam, for an epic day and night full of fun and love. We attended the main parade in Charlottenburg and also the alternative parade in Kreuzberg. We also went clubbing, saw Robyn perform live, danced on a box, got kissed on the cheek by a sailor, and came home sometime after 7 a.m.

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos

The parades were full of color, loud music, happy people, pretty outfits, love, and tons of smiles.

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - We Love You

CSD Photos from Berlin Charlottenburg

The main parade starts in Charlottenburg around midday and ends a few hours later at Brandenburger Tor.

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Rainbow Pride

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Pretty in Pink

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Sexy Pose

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - 1920s Look

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Bowtie Man

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Rainbow Bright

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Pretty Bird

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Yellow Queen

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Warrier Man

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Red Shoes

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Old Men Cops

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Pretty in Pink Lady

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Cute Couple

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Crowds and Love

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Berlin

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Mohawk Man

Berlin CSD 2015 Photos - Massive Crowds

Photos from Berlin Kreuzberg

The alternative CSD parade in Kreuzberg is a much more relaxed affair. Even when it started pouring rain, the party kept going. Someone started playing music, and tons of people took to the streets and started dancing in the rain without any care about getting wet.

Berlin CSD - White Bride Kreuzberg

Berlin CSD - Kreuzberg Black Dress

Berlin CSD - Scenes from Kreuzberg

Berlin CSD - Ireland Said Yes

Berlin CSD - Kreuzberg Pride

Berlin CSD - Cheering for Love and Pride

Berlin CSD - Kreuzberg Love

Berlin CSD - Hot Humid Day

Berlin CSD - Teletubby Kreuzberg

Berlin CSD - Kreuzberg Smiles

Berlin CSD - Dapper Gentleman

Berlin CSD - Kreuzberg After the Rain

Berlin CSD - Staring Into my Soul Kreuzberg

Berlin CSD - Jumping in Puddles

The city put on a great show for CSD and again, I couldn’t help but feel so very happy that I happen to be a Berlin expat! As I have no travel plans until September, I look forward to experiencing summer in Berlin.

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Berlin CSD Photos

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