In a political climate where anti-LGBT rhetoric is becoming ever more shrill, LGBT people and rights activists are turning to civil disobedience as their last resort to have their voice heard.
Dissent by the small United Poland party prompted its larger partner Law and Justice (PiS) to warn that the ruling coalition was crumbling.
Poland might have to leave the EU if it wants to apply judicial reforms, the country's supreme court has warned.
"We have to return to our roots. Our world has abandoned God and Christianity," Robert Bakiewicz, head of a group organising the march, told the crowd.