The Importance of LGBTQI+ Pride
LGBTQI+ rights are human rights, but unfortunately, that still isn’t the status quo.
This month is “LGBTQI+ Pride Month.” in the US and other countries many places display rainbow flags, companies have promotions, events, or products “in honor of LGBTQI+ Pride,” and there are cities around the world that have a parade sometime in the month of June.
That said, many people don’t know or understand why Pride Month exists and/or the purpose of the parade. Some react with fear and prejudice, some are puzzled as to why it’s necessary, while others think…