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How to be an ally

More than 50 years ago, police raided the Stonewall Inn, and demanded sex verification checks on trans women. A spontaneous protest broke out that helped to spread the conversation about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning, intersex, asexual, and Two-Spirit people (L​GBTQIA2S+) issues and the battle for acceptance and inclusion. It was also the…

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What it means to be proud

On June 28, 1969, police raided Manhattan’s Stonewall Inn, a meeting place for LGBTQ2+ people. When they demanded to conduct sex verification checks on trans women, a spontaneous protest broke out. This protest started the conversation about LGBTQ2+ issues and the battle for acceptance and inclusion. It was also the start of what today we…