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Pride Mini Lesson: History of the Pride Flag

Pride Mini Lesson: History of the Pride Flag

We all know the rainbow flag stands for the LGBTQIA+ community and it stands for pride, but did you know that each color has a meaning? Or that there’s a new blanket pride flag that was recently created and has taken over the original rainbow flag? It’s true! 

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Pride Mini Lesson: Beyond the Gender Binary

Pride Mini Lesson: Beyond the Gender Binary

The objective of Pride is to show just that, pride! If you’re a part of the queer community, you’re celebrated, and if you’re an ally, your job is to educate yourself and others, respect the person’s identities, and accept them for who they are.

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Pride Mini Lesson: These Witches Don't Burn

Pride Mini Lesson: These Witches Don't Burn

The 2015 legalization of same-sex marriage in the U.S. has given book, television, and movie writers encouragement to incorporate queer characters into their works. Even though the queer community still has a long way to go for equal rights under the law, creative writers have mostly stepped up to the plate and...

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Pride Mini Lesson: One Life

Pride Mini Lesson: One Life

Megan Rapinoe is a well-known women’s soccer player who has helped the U.S. women’s team win two World Cups, won an Olympic gold medal, and constantly uses her platform to advocate for equality. Rapinoe also identifies as a lesbian and is currently engaged to WNBA player Sue Bird. Can you say “power couple?”

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Pride Month: More than Rainbows

Pride Month: More than Rainbows

Rainbow flags fly, the face tattoos are at Target, and every brand around has brightly colored versions of their products. Oreo, Nike, and Disney go rainbow, while Skittles goes colorless in solidarity for Pride Month. 

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