SEE: LGBT Activist Ivy Bottini Honored; Dyke March Pays Tribute to Palms

Ivy Bottini, a long-time LGBT rights activist, was honored Friday night as LA Pride 2013 kicked off with the Dyke March and entertainment at the Purple Party.

Following the presentation of the Etheridge Award to Bottini, about 500 people marched down Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, with Bottini leading the way for the Dyke March.

Below, see photos from freelance photographer Jon Viscott.

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Ivy Bottini.

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