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Showing pride during June

Showing pride during June

Ian Stewart, Opinions Editor June 6, 2023

Pride Month is dedicated to celebrating and affirming those who identify with the LGBTQIA+ community and LGBTQ+ culture and rights. Activists worldwide have continued the fight of pride and many have...

An attendee holds up flags during the New York City Pride Parade, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

Why Pride month deserves to be celebrated

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter June 28, 2021

As many of you already know, Pride month, which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community, takes place in June. There are many events to go to, such as LA Pride at Universal Studios and Dodgers Stadium or the NYC...

Edith Windsor.

A leader in the LGBTQ+ world: Edith Windsor

Prakriti Adhikari, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2020

The LGBTQ+ community in the United States has had many important figures throughout history who have helped shape the community and its significance. One such high-spirited fighter and LGBTQ+ activist...

StandOUT, the universitys LGBTQ+ alliance organization, celebrated Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20 during the Fall 2019 semester. The annual remembrance day honors the memory of transgender lives lost as a result of discrimination and violence.

Pride Month celebrates lives of the past, present and future

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter June 23, 2020

June is officially acknowledged as Pride Month, an annual tradition that commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a series of protests that took place over multiple days after police raided a gay bar in...

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