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Celebrating Pride: Why Georgia's Local Governments (and 2019 Elections) Matter for LGBTQ Rights

This June, we celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month - and on a special occasion, too: it's the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn riots in New York City in 1969. This event helped spark the modern LGBTQ rights movement in America - while showing that monumental change starts with people acting within their own communities and neighborhoods.

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Celebrating Pride and Promoting Equal Rights for All

On Sunday, June 11, Equality Marches were held in numerous cities around the globe, including Atlanta, to mobilize the LGBTQ+ community, our loved ones and our allies. The marches focused on those who have been actively silenced and neglected in the fight to affirm and protect our rights, our safety and our full humanity. #159Equal Rights #159HumanRights #159PrideMonth

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