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PrideFest STL - Parade Gallery 

St. Louis' version of PrideFest was held again this year in the Tower Grove Park / South Grand neighborhood. Photos by Kristan Lieb of this parade.
By Kristan Lieb
The gay pride parade on Sunday, June 29 started out as a beautiful day. Thousands of people lined up along the parade route on South Grand Boulevard.
By Kristan Lieb
A woman representing Macy's department store ties balloons to her ponytail.
By Kristan Lieb
Bad Dog Saloon was represented by some geisha girls of sorts.
By Kristan Lieb
A group of bikers enjoy revving their engines for the crowd. Some of the crowd did not enjoy it.
By Kristan Lieb
Supports of presidential candidate and Illinois Senator Barack Obama show how passionate they are about their candidate.
By Kristan Lieb
Obama supporters in full effect at the pride parade. This woman was throwing t-shirts.
By Kristan Lieb
Frontrunners St. Louis, a walking and running club, had one of the coolest acts of the parade: this guy doing multiple flips and handsprings.
By Kristan Lieb
A parade spectator tries to catch a frisbee being thrown into the crowd.
By Kristan Lieb
Growing American Youth, a group for gay, bi, trans and questioning youth, had one of the biggest and loudest crowds in the pride parade.
By Kristan Lieb
The car following this woman just said "save the bees." I'm still not too sure what they meant.
By Kristan Lieb
Four Muddy Paws' float said "washing away intolerance."
By Kristan Lieb
It rained multiple times during the parade, but it didn't scare too many people away.
By Kristan Lieb
And the fake band played on!
By Kristan Lieb
Horseman hands out beads to an eager pride crowd.
By Kristan Lieb
Members of the Human Rights Campaign twirl their giant equal rights flag.
By Kristan Lieb
I'm pretty sure those boobs are fake.
By Kristan Lieb
One of many shirts seen at pride. Another stated, "every time you see a rainbow, God is having gay sex."
By Kristan Lieb
One crowd member said it best: "it wouldn't be pride without half naked dudes throwing beads."
By Kristan Lieb
Perhaps he's a fairy godmother?
By Kristan Lieb
People had pride all the way up to their ears!
By Kristan Lieb
Novak's Bar & Grill had these ladies doing ATV tricks...
By Kristan Lieb
Ouch.
By Kristan Lieb
She's OK!
By Kristan Lieb
One of the last floats and also one of the most colorful.
By Kristan Lieb
Everyone appeared to have a good time at the pride parade!
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By Kristan Lieb
The gay pride parade on Sunday, June 29 started out as a beautiful day. Thousands of people lined up along the parade route on South Grand Boulevard.
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