Why Do We Celebrate Pride Month?

June 4, 2020
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June marks Pride Month.

The event is an opportunity for the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate the freedom to be themselves and for allies to show their support.

While many of the pride parades that typically take place around the country every June won’t be happening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate the month this year.

But what are the origins of the month-long holiday? These are a few things you need to know about how Pride Month came to be and why we celebrate.

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