How long have we celebrated pride month? LGBT Pride Month
First, President Bill Clinton declared June “Gay & Lesbian Pride Month” in 1999 and 2000. Then from 2009 to 2016, each year he was in office, President Barack Obama declared June LGBT Pride Month. Later, President Joe Biden declared June LGBTQ+ Pride Month in 2021.
Why is Pride Month in October? October was chosen by Wilson as the month for the celebration because the first and second LGBT Marches on Washington, in 1979 and 1987, were in October; National Coming Out Day is on 11 October, chosen to mark the date of the Second March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1987, and October is within the
What is the Day of Gay Pride? On June 28, the International LGBT + Pride Day is celebrated. During the Pride, different marches and collective events are organized to make the fight for equality and dignity of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people visible.
How many Pride months are there?
|LGBT History Month||October||1994|
|LGBT Pride Month||June|
|Pulse Night of Remembrance||12 June||2017|
|Spirit Day||The third Thursday in October||2010|