|Posted:||June 16, 2017 02:39 PM|
|From:||Representative Dan Frankel and Rep. Brian Sims|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||LGBT Pride Month in Pennsylvania|
|In the very near future, we will be introducing a resolution designating June as LGBT Pride Month in the Commonwealth.
LGBT Pride Month is celebrated each year in June to coincide with the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York. This event served as the tipping point in the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world. Today, Pride Month is an opportunity for the LGBT community to come together and celebrate the progress we have made as a country in the area of gay rights, but also to remember the struggles of the past and to recognize the hard work that still needs to be done to achieve full equality. Pride Month celebrations are held in cities and towns across Pennsylvania and the United States and are enjoyed by millions each year.
Members of the LGBT community are our family members, friends, co-workers and neighbors. We hope you will join us in designating June 2017 as “LGBT Pride Month” in Pennsylvania.
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