13 Reactions to The Rainbow White House Makeover After the Gay Marriage Ruling

| JUN 27, 2015 | 4:59 PM

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In honor of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges Friday, the White House showed off its gay pride as night fell on the nation's capitol.

The building, well known for its white stucco exterior, was lit up to match the colors of the rainbow flag symbolizing the movement:

Image Credit: Getty - Mark Wilson
Getty - Mark Wilson

The Obama administration even provided a time-lapse video of the transformation on its Facebook page for those who couldn't be there to witness the momentous occasion in person.

In a statement, the White House said:

“Tonight, the White House was lit to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to progress and equality, here in America and around the world. The pride colors reflect the diversity of the LGBT community, and tonight, these colors celebrate a new chapter in the history of American civil rights."

Here are 13 reactions to the White House's makeover of the White House"

1. What Putin and Iran Might Think of It

2. Twitter User Suggests A Ban on Colored Lights

3. Pro-Gay But Believes the Showy Display is in Bad Taste

4. Why Not Red, White & Blue for Symbolic U.S. Dates?

5. No American Flag Colors on Independence Day?

6. American Flag is Not a Rainbow

7. What About Respecting Christians?

8. Obama Rubbing His Political Opponents' Face In It

9. Did Taxpayers Have to Spring for This?

10. Wants Confederate Flag Taken Down Because It Offends Some People, Then Does This

11. Just a Smidge of Hypocrisy?

12. Twitter User Believes Celebration Goes Too Far

13. Loves that Conservatives are Mad

The White House wasn't the only national landmark dressed up for the occasion. Niagara Falls, the Empire State Building in New York City and Cinderella's Castle at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, were also illuminated with the rainbow flag in honor of SCOTUS' decision.