Learn how you can be a champion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth during Pride Month this June.
LGBTQ Pride Month is an annual celebration commemorating the events of June 1969, when an uprising at the Stonewall Inn in New York City became a watershed moment in the Gay Liberation Movement.
LGBTQ youth face unique challenges including:
As youth-serving professionals, you play an important role in supporting the positive development of all youth, including LGBTQ youth. Show support for LGBTQ youth this June by bringing awareness in the following ways.
- Explore the webinar, “Practical Strategies for Creating Welcoming & Supportive Environments for All Youth,” to learn tips and strategies you can implement in your programming to foster inclusivity.
- Create a custom web badge with The Exchange’s Studio Tool to show your support of LGBTQ youth.
- Show your support for LGBTQ youth on social media by sharing a Happy Pride Month post or including a rainbow in your organization’s logo.
- Share information from organizations that serve LGBTQ youth, like The Trevor Project.