Rachel Charlene Lewis
December 05, 2016 5:56 pm
Flickr / Benson Kua

Unfortunately, homophobia is still alive and well. So when this amazing woman got a new neighbor who was homophobic, she fought back in the best way possible: hanging 10,000 rainbow lights. It’s seriously so incredible! Plus, considering that hate crimes are on the rise post-election and that every single cabinet member appointed by Donald Trump opposes LGBT rights, taking a stance like this woman did can really make a difference, and have a necessary impact. We’re seriously cheering her on!

As Lexi Magnusson explained in a Reddit post,

10,000 rainbow lights? It’s seriously just as amazing as it sounds.

Lexi Magnusson / www.reddit.com

She continued, explaining,

And she makes a great point. Showing your support for the LGBTQ+ community is more important than ever (though, honestly, was it ever not?), and allies who care and are willing and ready to act against injustice are *so* necessary.