Axel Leito, the visionary behind the gay pride movement, has passed away at the age of 74. Leito, a prominent gay activist, dedicated his life to fighting for equality and visibility for the gay community. He organized the first-ever gay pride march in 1970, and his efforts paved the way for the modern LGBT+ rights movement. Leito’s impact on the world cannot be overstated, and his legacy will live on forever. His tireless work and unwavering dedication to the cause will always be remembered and celebrated by the gay community and allies worldwide. Rest in power, Axel Leito.