Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

The passage of the marriage equality bill on Friday night couldn't have been timed any better, since it kicked off what was a celebratory Gay Pride weekend in New York City. Rather than a protest or political action, this year's parade down Fifth Avenue and across Greenwich Village was all about celebration. Who cares if the people in Middle America are scared by our drag queens, leather daddies, and dykes on bikes, this year was for us—and what a time it was!

Naturally the unofficial theme of this year's parade was "gay marriage" with plenty of people decked out in wedding dresses, tuxes, and even one drag queen wearing Princess Beatrice's crazy hat from the Royal Wedding. If there's one thing gay people know, it's how to throw a theme party.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Yeah, the rainbow flag is a little corny, but it is incredibly effective.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Governor Andrew Cuomo takes his victory lap for passing the gay marriage bill and his girlfriend Sandra Lee looks like she just had a bit of a tasty treat. Watch for the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck on Semi-Homemade any day now.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

We're not sure what is up with this gay Pilgrim look, but this is a nice view of something Plymouth Rock-hard.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Gym queens always gotta show off.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

This is Marcelo Lopez, aged 3, officially the youngest gay person in New York.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Somewhere under the rainbow...

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Dad, stop. You're embarrassing me.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Is it just me or did Toy Story 3D look exactly like this drag queen?

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Nope, there are never hot, shirtless boys dancing in the Gay Pride parade. Nope. Never.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

You have to dress up just to come watch this parade.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Shouting "Get a room": It's not just for straight people anymore.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Nothing channels the spirit of '70s Gay Pride (or the ghosts of bottoms past) like tube socks and short shorts.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Less(bian) is more.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

This looks like the poster of the next Katherine Heigl movie.

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Everything You Missed from New York's Celebratory Gay Pride ParadeS

Being gay is very hard work.

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