It's still a cruel world out there for the LGBT community.
Even in the USA, the so-called developed great western democracy, where President Donald Trump and VP Mike Pence are already threatening existing (and hard won) rights.
But in these days when bigotry, hate, intolerance and illiberal sentiment dominate the news cycle, people respond to heartwarming stories of hope.
This picture, for example, has already been retweeted more than 40,000 times.
I told my grandma I was bisexual a few weeks ago and today she gave me this