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LGBT rally at Trump Tower: Photos of the midtown Manhattan protest

Members of the LGBT community marched past Trump Tower on Sunday to show solidarity with underprivileged groups.

The rally was originally positioned as a mass make-out session in front of Trump Tower, but kissing was kept to a minimum, in part due to lower-than-expected turnout.

See photos from the rally.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies march along 59th Street in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies march along 59th Street in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Mike Hisey, 54, dons a Kellyanne Conway Inauguration
Photo Credit: Alison Fox

Mike Hisey, 54, dons a Kellyanne Conway Inauguration Day-inspired coat while standing inside a makeshift kissing booth at the rally on Feb. 12, 2017.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies make out on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies march along 59th Street in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies make out on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies gather and dance near Trump International Hotel in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies demonstrate on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies kiss on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Members of the community rallied near the building to show solidarity for underprivileged groups.

Mike Hisey, 54, donning a Kellyanne Conway Inauguration
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Mike Hisey, 54, donning a Kellyanne Conway Inauguration Day-inspired red, white and blue coat, stands inside a makeshift kissing booth tucked during the rally on Feb. 12, 2017.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies demonstrate on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Ephie Aardema, who identifies as bisexual, attends an
Photo Credit: Alison Fox

Ephie Aardema, who identifies as bisexual, attends an LGBT protest in midtown Manhattan wearing an apron full of "vag badges" and pins on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies gather and kiss near Trump International Hotel in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies arrive at a demonstration pen on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies kiss on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A mass make-out session and rally was planned to show solidarity with underprivileged groups organizers feel are being targeted by the Trump administration.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies march along 59th Street in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A leaked draft of an executive order on religious exemptions and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community concerned that gains made during the Obama administration will be rolled back by President Donald Trump.

Mike Hisey, 54, came to the rally donning
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Mike Hisey, 54, came to the rally donning a Kellyanne Conway Inauguration Day-inspired red, white and blue coat and a makeshift kissing booth on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies demonstrate on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

Members of the LGBT community and their allies
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Members of the LGBT community and their allies kiss during a solidarity rally on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

Protesters huddled under umbrellas during an LGBT make-out
Photo Credit: Alison Fox

Protesters huddled under umbrellas during an LGBT make-out rally in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

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