June 4, 2021

PRIDE 2021

Happy Pride 2021!

June is Pride Month, a time when we celebrate, honor, and reflect on the history of the LGBTQ+ community. Pride celebrations are held in June to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising that began on June 28, 1969 in New York City and served as a catalyst for the LGBTQ+ rights movement in the United States and around the world.

We asked our staff to describe what Pride means to them. Here are some of the things they had to say.

We hope you have a colorful and joyous Pride Month!

For more information about the LGBTQ+ community, check out the following resources:

At YWCA Spokane, we serve all proudly

If you or someone you know is experiencing intimate partner violence, please consider accessing YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential programs, services, and support. At any time, you can reach out to YWCA Spokane’s 24hr helpline by calling 509-326-2255, texting 509-220-3725, or emailing help@ywcaspokane.org. More about our 24hr helpline is available here.

By: Jemma Riedel-Johnson

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