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Why June Is Celebrated as Pride Month – A Peek Into History

The answer dates back to 1969, New York City.

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Why June Is Celebrated as Pride Month – A Peek Into History
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Happy Pride Month!

As the calendar turns to June, LGBTQIA+ communities and their allies across the world mark Pride Month. But, why June? Here’s the story behind it.

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(This story was first published on 1 June 2021. It has been republished from The Quint’s archives to mark Pride Month.)

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