Pride Month: History, Resources, and Tips to Being an Ally
Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, which took place on June 28th, 1969, in New York City. Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in New York City, was raided by police, resulting in a riot between citizens and police officers. Gay clubs, like Stonewall Inn, were intended to be a place where those of the LGBT community could feel comfortable being themselves. Instead, the constant raids, particularly the one on June 28th, 1969, sparked six days’ worth of protests (History.com)....