Why Gay Pride is so important

Why Gay Pride is so important

On Saturday June 28, 1969 a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich village of Manhattan, New York City, prompted protests by the Gay community. A year later Chicago Gay Liberation organised a march for the LGBT community to protest treatment of the minorities within the LGBTQ+ community and to also show pride in how they identified. Since this first march, Gay Pride events have been held all over the World, allowing the LGBTQ+ community to show pride in their identity, but also to protest the prejudice still being shown against…continue reading →