Understanding Pride Month: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Rights and Equality

Pride Month Celebrates LGBTQ+ Rights and Equality
Pride month is an annual event that celebrates LGBTQ+ lives, raises awareness, and protests against the regression of civil rights gains. Photo by Jay Paul, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons.

June marks the beginning of Pride month in the United States and various parts of the world. This annual celebration is a time to honor and commemorate the lives and experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as a platform to raise awareness and protest against the regression of hard-won civil rights gains. Pride month holds historical significance, originating from the …