Pride and Pride and Pride and Joy

New York, June 26: Jennifer Melendez, left, and her wife Juliza, standing, prepare for the annual Gay Pride parade with their daughters Natalia, left, Mahlani, center, and Alexis. One of the world's oldest and largest gay pride parades was expected to become a victory celebration Sunday after New York's historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage. The law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday doesn't take effect for 30 days. The Melendez family lives in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)