June is a special month in Texas because it marks the celebration of Pride Month, a time when people from all around come together to honor and support the LGBTQ+ community. Pride Month is important because it promotes equality, love, and acceptance for individuals of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

100.7 KOOL FM logo
Get our free mobile app

Pride Month holds historical significance too. It commemorates the Stonewall Uprising in 1969, which was a pivotal moment in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. Pride Month also recognizes the progress made in the push for equality of the LGBTQ+ community.


Photo: Canva
Photo: Canva

Pride Parades and Festivals:

Cities all over Texas put on vibrant Pride parades and festivals during June. You'll find colorful displays, music, and a strong sense of community. It's a safe space for LGBTQ+ individuals and others to express themselves freely and proudly.

Information and Resources:

In addition to parades and festivals, various organizations in Texas conduct educational events, workshops, and support groups during Pride Month. These promote awareness and understanding, and provide resources and information to help learn about LGBTQ+ history, rights, and more.

Photo: Canva
Photo: Canva

Promoting Acceptance:

Pride Month also encourages people to befriend the LGBTQ+ community. Allyship provides support, creating an environment where all individuals can live their lives without fear of discrimination.

June is a time when Texas comes together to embrace diversity, celebrate accomplishments, and stand for equality and acceptance. Pride Month serves as a reminder that love knows no boundaries. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. By supporting Pride Month, we help make a society where everyone can be proud of who they are.

For more on Pride Month and ways how you can get involved, check out the short video below.

From Stonewall to today: 50+ years of modern LGBTQ+ history

From Stonewall to the 2022 midterm elections, Stacker takes a look back at over 50 years of significant moments in the LGBTQ+ community in the United States and around the world.

More From 100.7 KOOL FM