LGBTQ Wall of Love Drowns Out Westboro Protesters

Over 1,000 people gather outside of a LGBT center in downtown Philadelphia to protect it from Westboro Baptist Church members during the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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July 26, 2016: Over 1,000 people gathered outside the transgender clinic at the Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia to overwhelm demonstrators from Westboro Baptist Church.
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The idea was to build "The Great Wall of Love" around Westboro demonstrators who are known for their hateful language about gays.
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Members and supporters of the LGBTQ community showed up and stood four deep along the block in front of the center.
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Costumes and banners made the "wall" a colorful one.
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Signs to counter what the community expected to hear and see from Westboro Baptist Church.
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One woman. One rose.
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