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October is LGBT History Month:

Three Reasons Everyone Should Know LGBT History BY HRC STAFF

In honor of LGBT History Month, here are a few reasons why it’s important for everyone, not just members of the LGBT community, to know about LGBT people, communities and political movements throughout history: 1. History gives LGBTQ youth (and adults) heros and role models. Everyone deserves to grow up seeing successful people who resemble them and to whom they 60 | Guide to Las Vegas PRIDE 2017

can relate, whether that’s people who share the same race or gender, or families who look like the ones they might one day want to be a part of. While far too many LGBTQ youth still feel isolated and alone in their families and communities, learning history in a way that includes people who look, live and love like them can give them inspiration and hope for a brighter future. For LGBT adults, LGBT historical figures validate

Guide to Las Vegas PRIDE 2017  

Events, News, Information & More about the Las Vegas PRIDE Celebration

Guide to Las Vegas PRIDE 2017  

Events, News, Information & More about the Las Vegas PRIDE Celebration

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