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Pride month is over?

Welcome to July. The month that starts out with the Patriotic Fourth of July Independence Day. We celebrate our nation, but the Pride celebrations continue as well. Pride is generally celebrated and recognized in the month of June. This year recognized the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall riots with the hosting of World Pride 2019 in New York City. June might be over, but Pride still continues. Pride throughout the year. Every day. San Diego, CA July 12 - 14, 2019 Colorado Springs, CO July 13 -14, 2019 Tacoma, WA July 13, 2019 Kenosha, WI July 14, 2019 NoCo - Fort Collins July 19 -21, 2019 Green Bay, WI July 20, 2019 Fort Wayne,...

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Pride Flag History Day

  Do you know the story behind the Pride Flag? The colors.  The original Pride Flag was made up of 8 colors, and first flown on June 25, 1978, at San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day. Each color has a meaning, and the first flags were hand made (dyed and stitched).  Hot pink - Sex Red - Life Orange - Healing Yellow - Sunlight Green - Nature Turquoise - Magic/Art Indigo - Serenity Violet - Spirit The colors of the flag were modified over time based on availability of fabric, and then also only 6 colors was easier to reproduce. The most common form is now red, orange, yellow, green, indigo and violet. 

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