Pride, Lgbtq

Pride, Lgbtq

Pride Was a Riot: Eight Defining Moments in Pride Month History

From Stonewall to the Supreme Court, Pride month has long been a time for celebration, activism, and progress in the LGBTQ community. Here are eight monumental events in LGBTQ history that took place during Pride month and brought us to where we are now.

6/15/2021 3:37:00 AM

From Stonewall to the Supreme Court, Pride month has long been a time for celebration, activism, and progress in the LGBTQ community. Here are eight monumental events in LGBTQ history that took place during Pride month and brought us to where we are now.

From Stonewall to the Supreme Court, Pride month has long been a time for celebration, activism, and progress in the LGBTQ community. Here are eight monumental events in LGBTQ history that took place during Pride month and brought us to where we are now.

On the first of June, 2009, former President Obamaproclaimedthe month Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride month, expanding the official name to include bisexual and transgender Americans. In the proclamation, Obama—like Clinton— emphasized the many ways LGBTQ people enrich and serve the U.S. He honored the accomplishments of LGBTQ activists at Stonewall and celebrated the LGBTQ rights movement that ensued. In addition, Obama enumerated his own agenda to advance LGBTQ civil rights, which included, at the time, strengthening anti-hate crime bills, repealing

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, and fighting HIV/AIDS, among similar initiatives—but stopped short of offering marriage equality. Once again, the president’s move amounted to anincrementaladvancement towards LGBT civil rights, and helped encourage mainstream awareness of the importance and history of Pride month. 

President Barack Obama waves to the crowd at the conclusion of his inaugural address Jan. 20, 2009, in Washington, D.C. (Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley / Defense Department)2015:Obergefell v. HodgesBrings Marriage EqualityIn 2015, the LGBTQ community finally won a decades-long fight for the right to marry a partner of the same sex. During the AIDS crisis in the 1980’s, because they were not legally married, gay couples were headtopics.com

denied the rightto visit their partners in the hospital, make medical and financial decisions for them, and even inherit money.As a result, LGBTQ activists realized that marriage was about more than just love—it was necessary to receive the same legal rights as straight couples. A sequence of cases went through the courts, eventually leading to

Obergefell v. Hodgesin 2015.It was a close decision—5-4— but the Supreme Court ruled the right to marry was covered under the 14th Amendment, legalizing same-sex marriage in every state. Read more: Ms. Magazine »

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