In the unlikely cool breeze of late August in Columbia, hundreds of attendees gathered in and around Rose Music Hall to celebrate and support the LGBTQ community on Saturday. People there expressed their appreciation for, as Hickman High School freshman Ben Stephen put it, "our diverse community." This portrait series displays only a few of the faces showcased at this year's MidMO PrideFest.

  • Jacob Moscovitch is a second year student at the Missouri School of Journalism with a focus on photojournalism.