041 - In this episode, I share an overview of Pride history, including the Stonewall Riots, why the pink triangle is a global symbol, and how the rainbow flag became the symbol for LGBTQ+ pride. I begin with the following anonymous quote:
"LGBTQ pride was not born of a need to celebrate being LGBTQ, but our right to exist without persecution. So instead of wondering why there isn't a straight pride, be thankful you don't need one." If this episode piques your curiosity about the history of Pride, check out some of my favorite resources: Websites * them. * The History Channel * Britannica Books Gay & Lesbian History for Kids: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights Pride: The Story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement What was Stonewall? (One of the "What was? Who was? books) Stonewall: The Definitive Story of the LGBTQ Rights Uprising That Changed America We Are Everywhere
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