We Must Not Let Joy Dominate LGBTQ Pride

Let’s party as we protest

James Finn
Jun 1 · 8 min read
London’s LGBT Pride Parade, 25 June 2016, photo by Alisdare Hickson. (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Today is June 1, the traditional start of LGBTQ Pride month. Today, we begin a month of remembering the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which didn’t literally begin a global push to end LGBTQ oppression, but which galvanized many queer people and which that beginning.