VIDEO: Tens of thousands celebrate legalisation of same-sex marriage

Tens of thousands of people across the United States attended gay pride events on Sunday to celebrate the landmark Supreme Court ruling legalising same-sex marriage.

In New York City, organisers said approximately 22,000 took to the streets, while in San Francisco, organisers put the number at 26,000.

A couple got married in Chicago, Illinois on a float in front of huge crowds after winning a contest.