Pride Month


imagesThere are various things that are celebrated and or recognized during the month of June. I have already discussed Scoliosis Awareness because it holds a lot of meaning for me, considering my mother recently received this diagnosis. In the past I had worked with children that battled this disease, but I only knew and remembered the bare minimum about it. The research that I did recently was very interesting and I was glad I was able to share this knowledge with y’all.

The month of June is known for being “Pride Month” and I wanted to share some images (1)information about what this means and how the name came about. Pride Month is celebrated every year in June to honor of the Stonewall riots.  On June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn located in New York City’s Greenwich Village area. This was the first major demonstration for gay rights in…

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  1. Great information! I too, have several very good friends and family members in this community. I also serve students in public school who are at the tween and early teen years, when they start thinking about who they are and how they represent themselves. We still have a long way to go, but my goodness we have come a long way in my lifetime, to recognize that character is more important than race or sexual identity. I watch as the next generation embraces diversity of all kinds…they will keep pushing forward!

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    • I am glad you found this informative. We have definitely come a long way with this subject, but unfortunately people are still so quick to judge. It amazes me how young children are thinking about who they are and what they like. I just feel very strong that judgmental people are far too close minded and should learn to respect others and who they love!

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