Pride Month is celebrated each June in honor of the Stonewall Uprising that took place on June 28th, 1969 in New York City. Many historians consider Stonewall to be the catalyst of the modern LGBTQ rights movement in the United States. Keep scrolling to learn the basics of how LGBTQ rights evolved in the US, who helped get us to where we are today, and how to celebrate this year. 🏳️🌈
"I think as soon as people kind of flip that switch, they're like, actually, everybody is just human, and it wouldn't hurt me to just want to learn about other experiences," YouTuber Jamie Raines said.