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The History of LGBT Pride
LGBT Pride is an annual celebration for the LGBT community. It is celebrated all over the globe. This event honors the achievements and contributions of LGBT people in history. It’s also a time for people to celebrate their sexual orientation and their identities. The LGBT community is represented by a rainbow flag. Each color has a unique meaning and was designed by Gilbert Baker in 1978. The rainbow of life, healing and spirit is the six-color rainbow flag. The eight-color rainbow flag has special meanings, such as hot pink for sex and turquoise for magic.
In New York City, the Stonewall riots galvanized the LGBTQ community and spurred increased political activism. In 1970, the first gay pride march took place on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village. It is often commemorated on the anniversary of Stonewall riots. There have been many celebrations of LGBT rights since then.
While the modern LGBT rights movement was born during the 1970s, the 1950s and 1960s were still extremely repressive periods for the LGBT community. American homophile groups, such as the Daughters of Bilitis or the Mattachine Society, coordinated the first demonstrations. These organizations also hosted annual Reminders on July 4th.
The Stonewall riots marked a turning point for the gay liberation movement in America. This uprising led to the passing of laws to protect the rights of the LGBT community. Today, LGBT pride events are held all over the world. However, the celebrations have faced criticism and some controversy.
The first Pride march was held in New York City on June 28, 1970, one year after the Stonewall Uprising. Many members of the LGBTQ community supported it and displayed placards and speeches on various political and social issues. The LGBTQ community has continued to march in June in support of equal rights.