June: LGBT Pride Month

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The month of June was originally celebrated as LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, which sparked the modern LGBT civil rights movement in the United States.

Read more:

“EJ|USA: LGBT Rights in America Today” in (PDF 14 MB)

 

Presidential Proclamation — Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, 2014