Join us this month as we celebrate the diversity, triumphs and contributions of the LGBTQ+ community. Pride takes place in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Manhattan. We are joining colleges and organizations around the country in this commemorative celebration to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals and their allies have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.
Let's Talk: A Discussion on What it's Like to Come Out & Be Out
Watch the Discussion from June 17th!
Netflix Party: Pose Season 2 Premiere
Join LCC's Prism Alliance for a Netflix Party to watch the premiere of Pose Season 2! About Pose: "Boasting TV's largest transgender cast, the series has kicked down glass ceilings since the show's inception" (pride.com)
A Netflix party allows you to watch the show simultaneously while "chatting" with your LCC colleagues. To join you must first add the "Netflix Party" extension to Google Chrome. (This feature is only available in the Google Chrome browser on a desktop or laptop computer). Instructions and download at www.netflixparty.com
Thursday, June 11 at 7:00pm
Season 1 of Pose is available on Netflix for you to watch before June 11! Hope you can join us!
All Month Long
Show Us Your Pride!
Students, faculty and staff: Show Us Your Pride! Use the form below to share stories, photos and/or what Pride means to you! You can also submit creative works that represent or celebrate LGBTQI+ inclusion in the areas of visual art, film, creative writing, dance, drama, and music for entry into a virtual gallery on the LCC Pride webpage.
Did You Know?
Approximately 1 million children in the U.S. are being raised by same-sex couples.
The state with the most gay couples is California, with approximately 92,138. The state with the least gay couples is North Dakota, with approximately 703 couples.
In 2013, 92% of adults who are LGBT said they believe society had become more accepting of them than in the past 10 years.
In July 2009, the Senate approved the Matthew Shepard Act, which outlaws hate crimes based on both sexual orientation and gender identity.
June 28, 1969 - Police raid the Stonewall Inn in New York City. Protests and demonstrations begin, and it later becomes known as the impetus for the gay civil rights movement in the United States.
1973 - Lambda Legal becomes the first legal organization established to fight for the equal rights of gays and lesbians. Lambda also becomes their own first client after being denied non-profit status; the New York Supreme Court eventually rules that Lambda Legal can exist as a non-profit.
1978 - Inspired by Harvey Milk to develop a symbol of pride and hope for the LGBT community, Gilbert Baker designs and stitches together the first rainbow flag.
May 17, 2004 - The first legal same-sex marriage in the United States takes place in Massachusetts.
September 20, 2011 - "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is repealed, ending a ban on gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the military.
One in five LGBT people have experienced a hate crime or incident because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the last 12 months.