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Here's One Of The Most Striking Images From New York's Pride Parade

While same-sex marriage remains illegal in India and Pakistan, it was legalised in the United States last week.

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This image was taken at New York City’s LGBT pride parade on Sunday and is probably one of the most striking pictures from the event.

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BuzzFeed India has obscured the identities of the men in the photo, upon their request.

The subjects of the image – holding a Pakistani and Indian flag, respectively – are simultaneously challenging the historic tensions between the two nations, and the way homosexuality is stigmatised and punished in the subcontinent.

The US Supreme Court legalised same-sex marriage across the United States last week.

We've blurred the faces of the subjects of this photograph upon their request, due to safety concerns.