The turban that fascinated Obama

Sikh, bisexual and proud

GAYLES.TV.- Jiwandeep Kohli It's the feeling on Twitter. His photo with a rainbow turban has raised passions and accumulates 143.000 likes. It was taken out last year at the Pride of San Diego and has taken advantage of the June 1 to hang it and celebrate the month of pride. "I'm proud to be a bearded bisexual and a brain scientist. I feel fortunate to be able to express all these aspects of my identity and I will continue working to guarantee the same freedom for other"He has written in his tweet.

Kohli He is a baker and participated in the pastry contest The Great American Baking Show, a kind of Bake Off Spain. "A few years ago I saw a picture of another man in a pride parade that had some colors on his turban. I was thinking about this when I realized that, just as mine tied me, I made the exact number of layers of a rainbow"Explains the Sikh that is truncating on Twitter.

His photo ended up being viral and even came to Barack Obama. The former president did not hesitate to retweet and encourage Kohli with the text: "You have a lot to be proud of, Jiwandeep. Thanks for everything you do to make this country a little more egalitarian. The turban looks very good, by the way. Happy month of pride to all!".

"It was an incredible honor to be recognized by the former president and I'm still honestly processing it"Said the doctoral student in clinical psychology. "It left me speechless, but it also reinforced that the photo was worth publishing." account Kohli.

Source: BuzzFeed News, CNN Spanish

Photograph: Twitter


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