Pride Month: Honoring History, Embracing Radical Inclusivity

Pride Month: Honoring History, Embracing Radical Inclusivity

Pride Month is a time to honor the vibrant LGBTQIA+ community, commemorate its history, and champion a future that celebrates radical inclusivity. At Wet for Her, we passionately support the LGBTQIA+ community, prioritize pleasure, and advocate for intersectional inclusiveness. 

Understanding Pride Month: Pride Month, celebrated in June, is a global observance dedicated to the LGBTQIA+ community. It serves as a platform to raise awareness, advocate for equal rights, and commemorate the struggles and accomplishments of LGBTQIA+ individuals. Pride Month is a time to celebrate diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and the ongoing fight for equality.

Honoring the History of Pride: a. The Stonewall Uprising: Pride Month traces its roots back to the Stonewall Uprising in June 1969, a pivotal event in LGBTQIA+ history. This uprising, led by transgender women of color and other marginalized community members, marked a turning point in the fight for LGBTQIA+ rights and liberation.

Activism and Progress: Pride Month acknowledges the tireless efforts of LGBTQIA+ activists who fought for legal recognition, decriminalization, and anti-discrimination protections. It pays tribute to the progress made while recognizing that the struggle for equality is ongoing.

Importance of Pride Month: a. Visibility and Empowerment: Pride Month promotes visibility and encourages LGBTQIA+ individuals to express their authentic selves proudly. It serves as a powerful reminder that diversity and inclusion are essential components of a just and equal society.

Community Building: Pride Month offers an opportunity for LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies to come together, share experiences, and foster a sense of belonging. Community events, parades, and gatherings create spaces that celebrate queer identities, forge connections, and provide support.


Resources for Pride Month: a. LGBTQIA+ Organizations:

    • Human Rights Campaign ( Advocates for LGBTQIA+ equality through political lobbying, education, and public awareness campaigns.
    • GLAAD ( Works to accelerate LGBTQIA+ acceptance by amplifying LGBTQIA+ voices and media representation.
    • Trevor Project ( Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQIA+ youth.

Education and History:

  • National LGBT Chamber of Commerce ( Promotes economic opportunities for LGBTQIA+ businesses and provides resources for entrepreneurship.
  • LGBTQIA+ History Month ( Offers educational resources, profiles of LGBTQIA+ pioneers, and information on significant milestones.


Mental Health and Support:

  • LGBT National Help Center ( Provides anonymous and confidential support through hotlines, chat, and online forums.
  • Pride Counseling ( Offers online counseling services specifically for LGBTQIA+ individuals.


As we celebrate Pride Month, let us honor the struggles, triumphs, and resilience of the LGBTQIA+ community. By recognizing the historical significance, fostering radical inclusivity, and engaging in empowering resources, we actively contribute to the ongoing fight for equality and create spaces that celebrate pleasure, empowerment, and intersectional inclusivity. Wet for Her stands proudly with the LGBTQIA+ community, supporting pleasure-centered, sexually empowered, and intersectionally inclusive journeys. Together, let us celebrate Pride Month and work towards a future where everyone can live authentically, proudly, and without fear of discrimination.