Fashion model Geena Rocero, who came
out transgender earlier this year on the International Transgender Day of
Visibility, greeted parade-goers enjoying Saturday's Capital Pride
Washington, D.C.'s annual two-day Gay
Pride event wraps up Sunday with a festival expected to draw some
This year's parade was sponsored by
Marriott. The hotel chain last week also launched a campaign aimed
at the LGBT market, titled #LoveTravels.
Marriott hired celebrated photographer
Braden Summers to create a portrait series featuring such notables as
NBA player Jason Collins and Rocero. The portraits were used to wrap
the company's five D.C. properties.
Hilton launch LGBT marketing campaigns.)
At Saturday's parade, Rocero greeted
thousands of parade-goers from atop the Marriott International float.