Thousands gather at Capitol Park in downtown Boise, Idaho, for the annual PrideFest rally and parade on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Speakers recounted the struggle for LGBT rights and honored the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., a week before. A bill in Congress would require federal agencies to gather information on the number of LGBT individuals around the country, information that advocates say would allow better response to health care issues and discrimination.
Thousands gather at Capitol Park in downtown Boise, Idaho, for the annual PrideFest rally and parade on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Speakers recounted the struggle for LGBT rights and honored the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., a week before. A bill in Congress would require federal agencies to gather information on the number of LGBT individuals around the country, information that advocates say would allow better response to health care issues and discrimination. Darin Oswald Idaho Statesman
Thousands gather at Capitol Park in downtown Boise, Idaho, for the annual PrideFest rally and parade on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Speakers recounted the struggle for LGBT rights and honored the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., a week before. A bill in Congress would require federal agencies to gather information on the number of LGBT individuals around the country, information that advocates say would allow better response to health care issues and discrimination. Darin Oswald Idaho Statesman

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