June 29, 2015

9 Awesome Couples and Families at St. Louis' PrideFest

We met a bunch of great couples at PrideFest -- some who've traveled to other states to get married and others who haven't yet taken the plunge. Last week's landmark Supreme Court decision affirmed that families don't all have to look alike to be strong, filled with love and protected by law. Finally! All photos by Steve Truesdell. See also: The 27 Gayest Things at STL's PrideFest Weekend.
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Shelly and Andrea Nelson were married eleven years ago in Canada. Their son, Christopher, is is happy with the SCOTUS decision.
Shelly and Andrea Nelson were married eleven years ago in Canada. Their son, Christopher, is is happy with the SCOTUS decision.
Jeff Browning proposed to Justin Raymundo during the parade. Justin said yes!
Jeff Browning proposed to Justin Raymundo during the parade. Justin said yes!
Moms Amanda Wycinowski and Chris with their two sons, Nicholas and Greyson, are thinking about getting officially hitched.
Moms Amanda Wycinowski and Chris with their two sons, Nicholas and Greyson, are thinking about getting officially hitched.
Though they've been together for eight years, Darren Wernette and Jeff aren't yet contemplating marriage.
Though they've been together for eight years, Darren Wernette and Jeff aren't yet contemplating marriage.
Terry Garrett-Yampolsky and Bruce Yampolsky were among the first four couples to be married at St. Louis City Hall last year.
Terry Garrett-Yampolsky and Bruce Yampolsky were among the first four couples to be married at St. Louis City Hall last year.
Randy and Pete Galindo married two years ago in Maryland. Here they are with their kids Nathan, Angel, and Jonryan.
Randy and Pete Galindo married two years ago in Maryland. Here they are with their kids Nathan, Angel, and Jonryan.
Jesse and Cheryl Engle were married in Iowa four years ago.
Jesse and Cheryl Engle were married in Iowa four years ago.
Nancy and Jodi Dixon were married last week at city hall.
Nancy and Jodi Dixon were married last week at city hall.
Together for 35 years, Ron Bullock and Bob Niedringhaus will be getting married soon.
Together for 35 years, Ron Bullock and Bob Niedringhaus will be getting married soon.