Humans of Pride: Fashion Finds and What Still Needs Legalization

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Sunday's Pride weekend parade boasted several hundred-thousand attendees. That's a lot of drag. And glitter. And crazy rainbow flag tattoo-pasties.

But while Pride is known for its quirky costumery, its significance transcends its glitz. For decades, members of the LGBT-and-allied community have been fighting tooth and nail for the right to be themselves. Today -- the last day of a multi-milestone week -- they are the sexy, unique, and overall fabulous Humans of Pride.

Here we talk to a few of the fabulous people who made up this year's Pride parade:

Palmer Lamb, 44, costumer

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If you could legalize one illegal thing, what would it be?
Drinking in the park.
If you could legalize another type of marriage, what would it be?
I think marriage should be between consenting adult people. But corporations are people, right? Maybe corporations.

From left to right: Alex Carasso, 21, student; Erin Duff, 22, student; Shelby Backman, 22, lab technician, Aaron Giannini, 21, graduated

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If you could make one other kind of marriage legal, what would it be?
Shelby: polyamory.
All: polyamory.

Christine Redor, 17, student and volunteer; Devin Redor, 17, student and volunteer

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If you could legalize one illegal thing, what would it be?
Devin: Eating oranges in the bathtub. That's illegal in California for some reason.
Christine: Public nudity.
If you could marry a person, place or thing, what would it be?
Devin: A banana.
Christine: Nothing.

Jimmy Matthews, 55, pool and spa equipment fixer

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If you could legalize one illegal thing, what would it be?
Nudity. I like to go around naked.
If you could marry a person, place or thing, what would it be?
Lady Gaga. She likes to go around naked too. I fixed her pool equipment; she's pretty cool, believe it or not.

Kimmie Sparks, 23, retail associate; Sitty Muktari, 22, retail associate

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If you could legalize one illegal thing, what would it be?
Both: Nudity.
Kimmie: I don't like clothes.
If you could marry a person, place or thing, what would it be?
Sitty: A billionaire.
Kimmie: My true love.

Kyla Krehoff, 21, Jamba Juice employee; Cassie Floroios, 26, Red Robin server

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If you could legalize one illegal thing, what would it be?
Kyla: I'd make a day where everybody had to sing everything they said.
If you could marry a person, place or thing, what would it be?
Kyla: Cassie.
Cassie: Kyla.

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