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Pride Month: LGBTQ rights intersect with black civil rights movement
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. Typically, there are monthlong celebrations and in-person gatherings that take place across the nation, including pride parades, marches, parties, concerts, workshops and symposiums.
LGBT Pride Month 2018: What to know about its history, events, parades
It's Pride Month. More Videos Cities celebrate Gay Pride Month Pride gatherings are rooted in the arduous history of minority groups who have struggled for decades to overcome prejudice and be accepted for who they are. The original organizers chose this month to pay homage to the Stonewall uprising in June in New York City, which helped spark the modern gay rights movement.
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