The Most Important Photo From Columbus Pride

QUICK, someone get this woman her own parade.

1. This photo pretty much sums up everyone’s feelings about ignorant hate:

The photo was taken at Columbus, OH, Pride this weekend by Todd Popp and posted to Outlook Columbus Magazine’s Facebook page. It quickly gained hundreds of shares, likes, and comments.

Todd said of the photo, “It was a very lucky moment that captured a perfect response to one man’s position! If anyone knows who this woman is, please share this with her and THANK her!”

2. The woman pictured is Juanita McDade:

3. Seriously, thank you Juanita.


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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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