Pride Month – What It Means, and What That Means to Me

Our blog schedule changed a bit, so I’ve updated this post to reflect that! If you’ve been following along with the other Blog Brew members, everything is correct and up-to-date now. I thought it would be good to share this again, as Pride lasts all month long, and I think it’s a very important occasion to acknowledge. Honestly, this is also one of my favorite blog posts yet. It’s easily one of the most open and raw things I’ve ever written. I’m proud of it, and I’m proud of what it represents. Happy Pride! 🙂

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By now, you’ve most likely heard of Pride Month, which is celebrated throughout the entire month of June every year. But what exactly is Pride Month and what does it represent? Well, Pride is mainly to acknowledge the impact that gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer people have had on history over the years. This can include at the local level, national level, and beyond. Digging deeper, Pride Month originated from the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York, which were a huge turning point in the movement for LGBTQ rights in the United States. Now, June is seen as a month to commemorate that milestone and what it means to the LGBTQ community.

Aside from its cultural relevance, Pride is also seen by many as a time to celebrate and embrace who LGBTQ individuals are as people; what they believe, who they love, what they…

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