At the same time, many people do not know Pride Month's origin, which honors the Stonewall riots--a demonstration which blazed the trail for activists across the country. There has been a lot of progress since then, but LGBT advocates are still working toward a future without discrimination in the workplace and beyond. Here are some powerful quotes from changemakers who are have contributed to the movement for LGBT equality: Gaines "I hate the word homophobia. It's not a phobia. Survivors always have an obligation to those who will face the same challenges.
At the same time, many are unaware of Pride Month's origin, which honors the Stonewall riots--a demonstration which blazed the trail for activists across the country. This year's Pride Month is a particularly somber event, given the recent mass shooting at Pulse, a popular Orlando gay nightclub. While there has been tremendous progress since then, LGBT advocates are still working toward a future without discrimination in the workplace and beyond. Here are some thought-provoking quotes from leaders and change-makers who have contributed to the conversation around LGBT equality:
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Themes[ edit ] Some concepts and arguments against same-sex desire and practices have been evident over the centuries, though the importance of specific arguments has varied from culture to culture. For example, preoccupation with child abuse is a largely modern concern. Anti-gay rhetoric can come under the refrain that homosexuality goes against traditional values , or that homosexuality is a Trojan Horse , or that it "destroys families" and humankind. Declaration that same-sex desire is unnatural[ edit ] See also: