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National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day

by | May 15, 2017

As rainbow flags unfurl and streets fill with vibrant parades, let’s take a moment to honor the unsung heroes of the LGBTQ+ community, those who paved the way for the freedoms we enjoy today. From brave activists to resilient elders, their sacrifices and triumphs have shaped our journey towards equality. This May marks the second annual National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day, a day dedicated to recognizing their resilience and contributions. Join us as we celebrate their legacy and recommit to supporting our LGBTQ+ elders.

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Recognizing Our Trailblazers

In the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, every step forward is built upon the courage and resilience of those who came before us. From the Stonewall riots to landmark court cases, their tireless advocacy laid the foundation for progress. This National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day, let’s shine a spotlight on their remarkable achievements and ensure their stories are never forgotten.

Celebrating Authenticity and Activism

Our LGBTQ+ elders have lived through adversity and triumph, shaping our community with their authenticity and activism. Their voices, often marginalized, have been instrumental in driving social change and fostering acceptance. This May 16th, let’s celebrate their lives and honor their unwavering commitment to equality.

Uniting for a Common Cause

As we reflect on the strides we’ve made, let’s also acknowledge the challenges that lie ahead. Many LGBTQ+ elders still face barriers to healthcare, housing, and support services. On National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day, let’s come together as a community to advocate for their needs and ensure they receive the respect and care they deserve.

Looking Towards the Future

While we celebrate the accomplishments of our LGBTQ+ elders, we must also look to the future and continue their legacy of activism and resilience. By amplifying their stories and advocating for inclusive policies, we can create a more equitable world for generations to come. Join us on May 16th as we honor our past, celebrate our present, and chart a course towards a brighter future for all.

Celebrating LGBT Elders Day

In commemorating National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day, we not only pay tribute to the trailblazers who came before us but also reaffirm our commitment to building a more inclusive society. Their courage, resilience, and unwavering advocacy have paved the way for progress, reminding us that change is possible when we stand together. Join us on May 16th as we honor our LGBTQ+ elders and celebrate the vibrant culture of our community.

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Brian Webb

Brian Webb

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Brian Webb is the founder and editor-in-chief of HomoCulture, a celebrated content creator, and winner of the prestigious Mr. Gay Canada – People’s Choice award.An avid traveler, Brian attends Pride events, festivals, street fairs, and LGBTQ friendly destinations through the HomoCulture Tour. He has developed a passion for discovering and sharing authentic lived experiences, educating about the LGBTQ community, and using both his photography and storytelling to produce inspiring content.Originally from the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia, Brian now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. His personal interests include travel, photography, physical fitness, mixology, drag shows.

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