Sikh man's rainbow turban wins hearts worldwide, gets praised by Obama
New Delhi: Jiwandeep Kohli, a San Diego-based neuroscientist has been winning hearts all over the internet after he was seen celebrating the pride month with a rainbow turban on.
Pride month, a month that honours the LGBTQ community while commemorating the Stonewall riots of June 1969, kicked off on June 1.
Taking to Twitter, Jiwandeep shared a picture of him celebrating ‘pride’ wearing his exceptionally gorgeous rainbow coloured turban with a heart-warming note. He captioned his picture: “I’m proud to be a bisexual bearded baking brain scientist. I feel fortunate to be able to express all these aspects of my identity, and will continue to work toward ensuring the same freedom for others.”
I’m proud to be a bisexual bearded baking brain scientist. I feel fortunate to be able to express all these aspects of my identity, and will continue to work toward ensuring the same freedom for others. #PrideMonth #PrideTurban #LoveIsLove pic.twitter.com/SVhc0iwDF0— Jiwandeep Kohli (@jiwandeepkohli) June 1, 2019
After Kohli won hearts across the globe, former US president Barack Obama praised him. He retweeted Kohli's picture with this message: "You’ve got a lot to be proud of, Jiwandeep. Thanks for everything you do to make this country a little more equal. Turban looks great, by the way. Happy Pride Month, everybody!”.
Kohli’s tweet has already crossed 4.8k retweets and 35k likes and is spreading love across the globe.
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Last Updated Jun 7, 2019, 11:16 AM IST