What does LGBT History Month celebrate?

What does LGBT History Month celebrate?

LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements.

How do you teach pride month?

Pride Month: How to Support LGBTQ Students

  1. Educate yourself.
  2. Always use a student’s appropriate name and pronouns.
  3. Use inclusive language when you’re teaching.
  4. Include LGBTQ stories in your lesson plans and LGBTQ literature in your class library.
  5. Speak up against anti-LGBTQ behavior.
  6. Know your policies.

How do we celebrate LGBT?

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  1. Attend a Pride parade or Event.
  2. Be an Ally.
  3. Organize a T-Shirt Design Contest.
  4. Volunteer or Donate.
  5. Become an Advocate.
  6. Educate Yourself.
  7. Support LGBT art and culture.
  8. Consider Your Company’s LGBT+ Inclusivity.

Why is February month LGBT?

LGBT+ History Month was initiated in the UK by Schools Out UK and first took place in February 2005. The event is intended to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against, LGBT people and history.

Why is pride a rainbow?

The rainbow flag is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and queer pride and LGBT social movements. Also known as the gay pride flag or LGBT pride flag, the colors reflect the diversity of the LGBT community and the “spectrum” of human sexuality and gender.

How do you explain Pride month to a child?

How to Talk about LGBTQ Pride Month with Your Child

  1. Talk about universal values and your family’s values.
  2. Keep it simple. Try to be relaxed and comfortable.
  3. Have an ongoing conversation about diversity, difference, and discrimination rather than one “big talk”.
  4. Kids love the colors of the flag.

Is LGBT history required?

States like California, New Jersey, Colorado, Oregon, and Illinois have public school curricula that legally require LGBT history lessons, including prominent gay people and LGBT-rights milestones, in history classes.

How do you say pride month?

When did LGBT start using rainbow?

The rainbow flag was popularized as a symbol of the gay community by San Francisco artist Gilbert Baker in 1978. The different colors are often associated with “diversity” in the gay community (but actually have literal meanings).

What is this month celebrating?

Heritage Month Guide

Month Heritage Celebrated
February African American History Month
March National National Women’s History Month, Irish-American Heritage Month
April March 13 to April 15 is National Deaf History Month
May Asian Pacific American Heritage, Older Americans Month and Jewish American Heritage Month