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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is leading a group of his Senate colleagues in introducing the first-ever Senate Resolution recognizing June as LGBTQ Pride Month. The resolution notes major milestones in the fight for equal treatment of LGBTQ Americans and resolves to continue efforts to achieve full equality for LGBTQ individuals. Today, June 28, marks the 48th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.
“We must always stand with our LGBTQ friends and neighbors – not just during the month of June, but year round,” said Brown. “I hope all Ohioans will join me in celebrating the accomplishments and courage of the LGBTQ community, and commit themselves to continuing the fight for equality for all.”
“Every June, we honor the resiliency and progress of the LGBTQ community with festivals, marches, and actions in Ohio and throughout the country,” said Alana Jochum, Executive Director of Equality Ohio. “This resolution sends a message to the community that the country recognizes the history and struggle of LGBTQ people. We greatly appreciate Senator Brown demonstrating that he stands with LGBTQ people and that they are deserving of full equality.”
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