The History of Pride

041 – In this episode, Heather shares an overview of Pride history, including the Stonewall Riots, why the pink triangle is a global symbol, and how the rainbow flag became the symbol for LGBTQ+ pride. She begins with the following anonymous quote:

"LGBTQ pride was not born of a need to celebrate being LGBTQ, but our right to exist without persecution. So instead of wondering why there isn't a straight pride, be thankful you don't need one."

If this episode piques your curiosity about the history of Pride, check out some of Heather's favorite resources:
Websites

* them.
* The History Channel
* Britannica
Books
Gay & Lesbian History for Kids: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights
Pride: The Story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement
What was Stonewall? (One of the "What was? Who was? books)
Stonewall: The Definitive Story of the LGBTQ Rights Uprising That Changed America
We Are Everywhere

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