Every June, communities come together to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQIA+ community during Pride Month. Pride month recognizes the history of the Gay Liberation Front, as well as the achievements of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Since the conception of Pride, the month has honored the continued struggle for LGBTQIA+ equality and human rights. While many LGBTQIA+ rights have advanced since the first Pride, the past year marked a historic rise in anti- LGBTQIA+ legislation, according to the Human Rights Campaign.

In a time where homophobia and transphobia are on the rise, it’s important that the community comes together to…

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