Your Visual Historical Timeline to Gay Pride Month

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We all know that June is basically a month-long gay version of Mardi Gras with Pride celebrations across the country at its core.

But the history the gay pride movement is just as rich, albeit not so filled with great parties. Pride month crystallized around the Stonewall Uprising in Greenwich Village in June 1969. But both before and after that pivotal event, dozens of people and events helped move LGBTQ equality forward.

Lest we forget how things used to be, here’s a visual timeline from Diversity Inc of the history of Pride movement.

Take a moment this month to thank all those who came before us and make Pride the joyous celebration it is today. Click the image to see the larger (more readable) version.

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Clic on the image to see the larger version.