Every summer in the United States, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT community comes together for a monthlong celebration of love, diversity, acceptance and unashamed self-pride. The commemorative month is meant to recognize the sweeping impact that LGBT individuals, advocates and allies have on history in the United States and around the globe, according to the Library of Congress. The so-called Stonewall riots were a "tipping point" for the gay liberation movement in the United States, according to the Library of Congress. The uproar also paved the way for the modern fight for LGBT rights. Previous U.
The Ultimate 2020 LGBTQ Pride Playlist That'll Make You Want To Party
30 Best Gay Songs for Pride Month - Top Music From LGBT Artists
We all know the famous rainbow flag that represents gay pride. But each group, like each state, has their own individual flag. So, why are flags so symbolic of the movement? This black, white, gray, and green pride flag was created by Salem X and was first seen on Tumblr in February
LGBT rights in Bulgaria
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots , the event that arguably jumpstarted the modern LGBTQ movement. While rainbows are replacing corporation logos across the nation, Black folks like myself are attending rallies for the death of our trans sisters — most recently Layleen Polanco Xtranveganza , who was found dead in her jail cell in Rikers Island, and Zoe Spears , who was shot to death on June Unfortunately, this is nothing new for the Black queer community; the architects and elders of the movement have been all but erased. This white gay privilege exists year-round, but it is particularly frustrating during Pride. The architects and elders of the movement have been all but erased.
View Calendar Support Pride Organizations. Depending on the country or city where the event is being held, the marches and parades often campaign for recognition and acceptance of same-sex marriage, legal protections for couples and families, anti-discrimination laws or trans rights. Over the past 50 years, pride events, marches and demonstrations have evolved considerably. As the years went on, additional cities in North America and Europe began to hold their own public demonstrations or pride day, eventually leading to what we know today as a gay pride parade, march, celebration or festival.