Soccer Fans Take A Powerful Stand For Gay Rights

Pride, not prejudice.

1. Fans of the Portland Timbers of the MLS are known for big, emotional displays like this crowd-sung national anthem from 2011.

2. Or this giant banner fans displayed after the Boston Marathon bombings.

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3. Well at Sunday night’s Timbers-Chivas USA match, Portland fans made a heart-warming gesture toward the gay community.

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4. Including an awesome, giant banner.

5. And a rainbow in the stands.

6. Well done, Portland. Well done.

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