PRIDE Month Calendar
On this day, in 2009, President Obama issued a proclamation declaring June to be LGBT Pride Month.
In 1998, President Clinton issued Executive Order 13087, barring federal employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Pride month commemorates the Stonewall Riots, which commenced on June 28th, 1969.
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In 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by the 14th Amendment.
On this day, in 1969, a black, trans activist, is recognized as leading the Stonewall Riots.
Christopher Street Liberation Day occurred one year after the Stonewall riots and is considered the first gay pride parade.
In 1978, Harvey Milk was the first openly gay man to be elected to California political office.
PRIDE Month: Community Favorites
The Tales of The City series
by James Baldwin
by Audre Lorde
Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris
City of Night
by John Rechy
Less: A Novel
Andrew Sean Greer
The Great Believers
They Both Die at the End
The importance of being earnest
Are Prisons Obsolete
Robert Jones Jr.
Last Night at the Telegraph Club
Zoe Hana Mikuta
Hani and Ishu’s Gudie to Fake Dating
Detransition, Baby: A novel
The Color Purple
City of Night
Tomorrow Will Be Different
E. M. Forster
Becoming Visible: An Illustrated History of Lesbian and Gay Life in Twentieth-Century America
Queer: A Graphic History
Dr. Meg-John Barker
Stone Butch Blues
The Stonewall Reader
(collection of first accounts, diaries, documentation leading up to the riots)
We Are Everywhere
Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown
(photographic history of the Queer Liberation Movement)
The Normal Heart
The Dream of a Common Language
Howl and other poems
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Benjamin Alire Saenz