The first day of June marks the beginning of Pride Month.
Celebrate pride month every year June on a global scale. This month is celebrated in June to commemorate the riots at the Stonewall Hotel in New York City in 1969. The first pride parade took place in June 1970.
Celebrations during Pride Month include parades, seminars, parties and concerts. The annual Pride Parade in New York City attracts millions of people every year. This year, the parade will be held on Sunday, June 27. However, due to the pandemic, the event will be face-to-face and virtual.
because Coronavirus pandemic, Many pride events were cancelled. However, many cities are hosting face-to-face and virtual events this year.
President Joe Biden recognized Pride Month on Tuesday, June 1, and called on Congress to pass the Equality Act.
Biden said in a statement: “Although I am proud of the progress my government has made in advancing the protection of the LGBTQ+ community, I will not rest until the full equality of LGBTQ+ Americans is finally achieved and codified into law. ”
The statement continued: “This is why I continue to call on Congress to pass the equality bill, which will ensure that the civil rights of LGBTQ+ people and families across the country are protected.”
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Pride Parade in New York City
It is estimated that 5 million people participated in the annual Pride Parade in New York City in 2019.
This year, the parade will be held on Sunday, June 27. The event will be a combination of face-to-face and virtual events.
In 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, New York City cancelled the Pride Parade. This is the first time in half a century.
Instead, many virtual events were held to commemorate the 4=50th anniversary of the city’s first pride parade.
2021 pride month calendar
Pride Month 2021 It is a series of pride parades, protests and celebrations held in many cities around the world starting in June.
Most cities in the world hold pride celebrations in June each summer, sometimes until August.
Parades, celebrations, parades and activities symbolize the recognition and acceptance of same-sex marriage and the legal protection of gay couples and families.
People who participate in pride events also often fight for anti-discrimination laws and transgender rights in other LGBTQ-related causes on certain occasions.
Gray’s anatomy star Jack Borelli talks about his “queen”
Jake Borelli came out publicly in 2018 and talked publicly about what pride means to him.
The actor said: “As I grow up in my queer and my relationship with my own queer, I know with all my heart that this is a riot, this is a protest.”
“At this time, my queer, I feel that I can no longer let myself tolerate society’s negative views of my queer, Pride and Pride Month, and Pride Party.”
NIECY NASH celebrates pride
Niecy Nash and wife Jessica Bates Get married in August 2020.
“I am proud of myself,” she said. “I am proud of my relationship. I am proud of our marriage. I am just proud of being a black woman, she lives her way (life) and speaks out loud.”
Niecy announced her marriage to Betts on Instagram a year later, which surprised fans Divorced with ex-husband Jay.
She captioned the photo of the ceremony, “Mrs. Carol Denise Betts. @jessicabettsmusic #LoveWins.”
She acknowledged the wedding in her Instagram story and wrote “#PlotTwist”.
President Biden recognizes pride month
President Biden issue a statement Tuesday, June 1 for Pride Month 2021.
“Pride is a time to look back at the trials of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) community, and for those pioneers who bravely fight—and continue to fight—for complete equality Rejoice in the victory,” Biden wrote.
He called on Congress to pass the Equality Act.
The Equality Act “will provide LGBTQ people with consistent and clear anti-discrimination protections in key areas of life, including employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs, and jury services,” according to Human rights movement.
Biden supports Pride Month
President Biden acknowledged Pride Month on Monday, stating that he “will not rest until the complete equality of LGBTQ+ Americans is finally achieved and codified into law.”
“During LGBTQ+ Pride Month, we recognize the resilience and determination of many people who fight for freedom and real life,” Biden wrote In the presidential announcement announcing June Pride Month.
“In doing so, they are opening their hearts to lay the foundation for a more just and fair America.”