Pride Month June marks Pride Month, a time to celebrate LGBTQ people and to reflect on the global movement that pushes for full and equal rights for members of the community.
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An East Texas bakery initially faced backlash over its Pride Month-themed cookies, but is now selling out of its goods and gaining fans across the country. It's also receiving donations and passing them along to local charities. Jens Kalaene/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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4 Books To Broaden Your Pride Month Reading List

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Pride flags decorate the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park in front of the Stonewall Inn. Many Pride events this year are more subdued due to pandemic precautions. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images hide caption

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As Reopening Continues, Pride Celebrations Return Cautiously

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Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Department of Energy Chief of Staff Tarak Shah help raise the Progress Pride Flag outside the DOE in Washington on Wednesday. The Pentagon decided not to allow the flag to fly on military installations for Pride Month. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Various guns and flags adorn the wall leading up to the ranch house's second floor. Dan Boyce/CPR hide caption

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A Would-Be Trans And Queer Haven In Rural Colorado Just Wants To Be Left Alone

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"Pronouns are basically how we identify ourselves apart from our name. It's how someone refers to you in conversation," says Mary Emily O'Hara, a communications officer at GLAAD. "And when you're speaking to people, it's a really simple way to affirm their identity." Kaz Fantone for NPR hide caption

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Sex Ed Often Leaves Out Queer People. Here's What To Know

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On June 14, an estimated 15,000 people gathered in Brooklyn to rally for Black trans lives in the Brooklyn Liberation march. Imara Jones/Courtesy Imara Jones hide caption

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What Happened For Black Transgender People When Police Protests And Pride Converged

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The 1970 New York City Pride Parade commemorated an uprising at the The Stonewall Inn the year before. Roger Gaess/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image hide caption

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New York City Celebrates 50 Years Of Pride Parades

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Frank Ocean's song "Nights" is on Gerrick D. Kennedy's Pride playlist, which includes songs he says "remind me to stand in my power as a Black queer man in America." Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Navigating The Coming Out Conversation — From Both Sides

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Azealia Banks' song "Gimme A Chance" is a reminder to Raquel Gutiérrez that revolutionaries love to dance, but not every Pride is a revolution. Katrine Emilie Andersen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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