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June is Pride Month!

Check out these events on and off campus to celebrate

Hello Campus Partners,

Pride month is celebrated every year in June to give recognition to the LGBTQ+ community, their accomplishments, and their struggles. We celebrate in June to commemorate the Stonewall Rebellion, where members of the LGBTQ community retaliated against a violent police raid at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. This is widely considered one of the most important moments in the LGBTQ+ movement. 

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Rebellion, where WorldPride organizers are planning the biggest Pride event in history.

The following events are pride events happening in Maryland and around the east coast.
June 8th and 9thCapital Pride in DC
June 15th and 16thBaltimore Pride  || Charles Street
 **UMBC's LGBTQ Student Union will be marching in the Baltimore Pride Parade on the 15th**
June 22: Frederick Pride || Carroll Creek Linear Park
June 29: Howard County Pride || Centennial Park
June 29: Annapolis Pride || West Street
June 29th and 30thWorld Pride in New York
More events listed on the flyer attached
On campus:
We celebrated The FIRST Multi-Stall All-Gender Restroom with the All Gender Restroom Steering Committee, the LGBTQ FSA, and the Women's Center on May 28.
June 11: Webinar training on LGBTQ financial and legislative challenges
June 28: SafeZone Training for Faculty and Staff

-Sofia Encarnacion
Intern for LGBTQ+ Student Engagement and Allyship Development

Posted: June 4, 2019, 2:14 PM