PRIDE MONTH

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month is celebrated every year during the month of June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the gay liberation movement and struggle for gay rights in the United States. The purpose of LGBT Pride Month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on local, national, and international history and culture. Graduate student employees from WWU’s Heritage Resources department have compiled a display of documents, photos, and ephemera documenting the impact of the LGBT community at WWU since the 1970s. For more information about primary source material related to LGBT history on campus and in our community, please contact Heritage.Resources@wwu.edu .