‘Queer As Folk’ Star’s Hilarious Response to Pride Protesters

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Pride Month is here, and with it, the annual celebrations and parades that honor the LGBTQ+ community and its ongoing fight for equality. Amidst the vibrant festivities, some continue to protest against the cause, but they often find themselves outshone by the resilience and humor of LGBTQ+ advocates.

This year, the spotlight is on Johnny Sibilly, known for his role as Noah Hernandez in the Queer as Folk reboot. The 36-year-old actor and producer recently went viral for his hilarious and defiant response to anti-LGBTQ+ protesters.

Sibilly and BF Phillip Davis. Instagram: @JohnnySibilly

In a TikTok video that has amassed over 344,000 likes, Johnny can be seen dancing and striking poses in front of the protesters, who were holding signs with messages like “homo sex is a sin” and shouting into a megaphone about the supposed sinfulness of homosexuality. Unfazed by their hate, Johnny casually sipped his iced coffee and twerked, all while maintaining an infectious sense of joy.

“THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! Happy Pride!,” Johnny captioned the video, which resonated deeply with his 390,000 followers. The comments section quickly filled with support and admiration. One user remarked, “The iced coffee is everything,” while another quipped, “It’s a sin to slay this hard.” Others praised Johnny’s unbothered attitude and strength, with one comment reading, “The strength to pull something like this off in the face of their hate. You are amazing, sending so much love your way!”

@johnnysibilly

THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! Happy Pride! 🌈 😜💖

♬ original sound – Johnny Sibilly

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Johnny Sibilly’s viral moment is a powerful reminder of the resilience and spirit of the LGBTQ+ community, especially during Pride Month, which commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of June 1969. This watershed moment in LGBTQ+ history began as a response to a police raid at the Stonewall Inn in New York City and sparked a series of demonstrations that played a crucial role in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights.

Instagram: @JohnnySibilly

As Pride Month continues, Johnny’s playful defiance stands as a heartening example of how love and joy can prevail in the face of adversity. His actions have not only entertained but also inspired countless individuals to celebrate their true selves unapologetically.

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