What is pride month?
The pride month is dedicated to celebrate & support the LGBTQ community i.e Lesbian gay bisexual transgender & other queer. Pride month is a self expression of every individual. Pride month is for everyone to embrace who they are and let the world know but in style.
Why is it celebrated in the month of june?
Pride month is celebrated every June as a tribute to those who were involved in the Stonewall Riots. Stonewall riots was a series of violent confrontation between police & gay rights activist which started on June 28,1969. It was the first time gay community started responding to the bully, violence & usual raids police would make you go through.
Is pride month celebrated in india?
The LGBTQ culture is thriving in india and despite the conservative atmosphere, Indians participate in Pride Day parades and celebrations.
What is the pride symbol?
The rainbow flag created by artist Gilbert Baker in 1978 is used as a symbol of LGBTQ pride, but did you know that each color on the flag has its own meaning? In the widely known six color flag, red is symbolic of life, orange is symbolic of healing, yellow is sunshine, green is nature, blue represents harmony and purple is spirit.
Why it needs more awareness?
While India already decriminalised the same sex marriage and also declared transgender as the third gender and assured all the fundamental rights granted will be equally applicable to them, there are still many issues that the people from the community have to go through that is truly injustice.
There are still plenty of cases known each day which show the discomfort of that living with the people from the community.
So lets dedicate this Pride month to uplift LGBTQ voices, celebrate their culture & support their rights.
TRANSGENDER RIGHTS ARE JUST HUMAN RIGHTS.