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A mom named Joan Wilson decided to take $200 and spend it on giving the finger to the homophobes of Houston. She bought an ad in the Sunday "Celebrations" section of the Houston Chronicle to advertise how proud she is of her teenage son for coming out of the closet.

What motivated Wilson? Well, in November, Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance or HERO was struck down. HERO would have protected the rights of people in the LGBT community, and it's biggest opposition came from the conservative Texas Pastor Council, who worked everyone up into a frenzy over trans people having access to appropriate bathrooms. It was a big disappointment—not only for activists in Houston, but also for people watching all over the country. Here's Wilson's F U:

Sources: Houston Observer