SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — The crowd at San Francisco’s gay pride parade Sunday cheered a “We are Orlando” group holding blown up photographs of people killed two weeks ago at a nightclub in Florida.

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Thousands packed into the S.F. Civic Center Plaza. (Curtiss Guy for

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Police officers on bikes and on foot, some with bomb-sniffing dogs, patrolled the crowd, which includes scores of teenage girls carrying “Disarm Hate” signs, opposite-sex couples carrying rainbow flags and families with children.

SF Pride Parade 2016

SF Pride Parade 2016 (Curtiss Guy/

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The enhanced security didn’t mar the party atmosphere Sunday as the parade with men in glittery white wings walked on stilts and women in leather pants rode motorcycles in downtown San Francisco.

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A marching band at the 2016 Pride Parade on Market Street in San Francisco. (Curtiss Guy/

Richel Desamparado, of Oakland, marched carrying a photo of Orlando victim Stanley Almodovar. She said she felt the need to remind people the fight for equality is not over.

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Bike Coalition in Pride Parade

SF Bicycle Coalition in the 2016 Pride parade on Market Street. (Curtiss Guy/