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Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride at DPPL

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and we felt it fitting to cover what pride is, as well as a brief history of the event.

And a LOT of book recommendations! (see below)

Originally, LGBTQ+ Pride events took place on June 28th to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which began on June 28th after the Stonewall Inn was raided by law enforcement and lasted until July 2nd.

LGBTQ+ flag in library lobby
Since then, Pride has expanded significantly.

The month of June was declared Gay and Lesbian Pride Month in 2000 by President Bill Clinton.

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