Why I Walk the Queer Pride Every Year?

June is Pride Month is observed in several nations worldwide. Pride Month is dedicated to promoting acceptance, equality, and the contributions made by LGBTQIA+ individuals. It also serves as a time to educate the public about LGBTQIA+ history. Additionally, it concerns that impact the LGBTQIA+ community.

What is Queer Pride Celebration?

To many people, celebrating Pride might mean different things. Pride is observed in a variety of forms, including marches to raise awareness of the violence and injustice that LGBTQIA+ people experience as well as sizable parades including floats, music, and pageantry. Since pride is personal to each person, there is validity to different kinds of celebration. This year’s Pride has the theme of protest. Recall. Joyfully celebrate.

History of Queer Pride

Pride had its beginnings in June 1969, following a police raid on a prominent New York pub frequented by members of the LGBTIA+ community. Originally referred to as the “Stonewall Riots,” they are now called the “Stonewall Rebellion.”

This kind of raid has happened many times before, but this time the patrons retaliated. Following the raid, which saw police forcefully eject staff and customers from the establishment, bargoers and neighborhood residents revolted, sparking six days of violent protests and altercations with law enforcement outside the bar on Christopher Street. The LGBT rights movement gained momentum in the United States and around the world as a result of the Stonewall Riots.

On June 27, 1974, Dublin had its first Gay Pride march, which was organized by the Sexual Liberation Movement, a Dublin-based organization that was established in Trinity College Dublin in 1973.

The Campaign for Homosexual Equality’s annual congress decided in May 1974, as the gay rights movement was growing, to celebrate Gay Pride Day 1974 in order to draw attention to the predicament faced by Irish homosexuals and to show support for them. It should be noted, however, that homosexuality remained illegal until 1993.

June 25, 1983 saw the inaugural Pride Parade, which was coordinated by the National LGBT Federation. Two hundred (200) persons participated in the Dublin street march. This occurred in reaction to the release of five men who had been found guilty of Declan Flynn’s manslaughter in a homophobic attack
Why celebrate Pride?

Pride is observed to encourage this community’s ongoing struggle for equality. It serves as a forum to advance inclusion, equity, diversity, and a sense of belonging. Pride is an amazing event that began as a nonviolent demonstration to help people who find it difficult to see past the binary to realize that gender and sexuality are not fixed. because each person is unique because of these distinctions.

Financial difficulties that the LGBTQIA+ community faces

The LGBTQIA+ community is not an exception to the difficulties that all communities are currently facing. Aside from emotional and family challenges, people can face financial difficulties due to uncontrollable circumstances. Regardless of gender, sexual orientation, community, or family status, we listen to everyone at MABS with an open mind.

Financial stress can result from a variety of personal circumstances, such as having to find housing because their family’s situation has changed. This can indicate that lodging is required. The present difficulties in the home market may exacerbate their financial and emotional strain because prejudice. Their sexual orientation may be the cause of this discrimination. It can result in them not being able to see the property, not being able to rent it, or not being accepted for rent supplement subsidies.


The Queer pride ultimately marks the significance of the cause of awareness building about the people with different sexual orientation. Not only that, but it also paves the way for necessary inclusion both in terms of social as well as financial inclusion.

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