The activist is ecstatic that Laramie — the city where her son was fatally attacked — finally moved to protect its LGBT citizens, but laments inaction in other parts of Wyoming and the nation.
The city became the first in Wyoming to adopt an LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination law.
Wyoming's attorney general opted not to appeal a district court ruling in favor of marriage equality, and that cleared the way for these images of happy couples marrying on Tuesday.
Same-sex couples can begin marrying Tuesday morning.
The order comes with a stay until Thursday, or until state officials stop defending the ban in court.
Several states have won the freedom to marry in just the last few days. That means plenty to celebrate for same-sex couples and their allies — and plenty to lament for those who oppose equality.
Since the Supreme Court let stand a pro-equality ruling in the federal circuit covering Wyoming, same-sex couples there should now be able to marry, their attorneys say — but state officials beg to differ.
A judge in the state's most populous county orders that marriage licenses be issued to same-sex couples, while the governor and attorney general seek to uphold a ban on same-sex marriage.
Larissa Sneider may be a long shot in Wyoming, but she's willing to put up a fight.