By Anna Davis

Pride month is a celebration of community, family, and the fight to defend our lives and our selves. Marches, parades, dinners, and conferences are just a few of the ways in which our community comes together to celebrate. While June is the nationally recognized month for LGBTQ+ Pride, the timing varies as much as the location. Here are a few of the prides we’ve been watching, taking part in, or uplifting.

As we continue to defend our communities from an emboldened oppressive opposition, we will celebrate our wins, our loves, our friends, and family. We will honor our community members lost two years ago at Pulse and those since. We are united in our pursuits for just communities that not only celebrate our individual identities as LGBTQ+ people but push ourselves and our communities to celebrate our whole selves.