#ProudToBe …. “Celebrate Brave Voices this Pride …. as June, Pride Month, ends …. “!!


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~~June 28, 2017~~ 

AS PRIDE MONTH CONCLUDES

June is a very special month.

I celebrate my community.

We recognize the fact that we are born this way and we will remain and life this way.

We are proudly out! 

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Gay Pride or LGBT Pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance.

Pride, as opposed to shame and social stigma, is the predominant outlook that bolsters most LGBT rights movements throughout the world.

~Wikipedia~

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~~#ProudToBe~~

Celebrate Brave Voices this Pride

~~Published on Jun 27, 2017~~

In a world where some people still try to silence LGBTQ+ voices, the act of being yourself is an act of bravery for all to see. And in the context of a global climate that highlights the vulnerability of LGBTQ+ rights. It’s more important than ever that LGBTQ+ voices and stories are shared and heard.

An inclusive, vibrant, ever-expanding LGBTQ+ community has been a vital part of YouTube since we started. And we’re proud to stand with a group that believes every human being deserves the right to be who they are and love who they love.

So to all those brave voices who continue to make Youtube the colorful, diverse and supportive place it is, we’re #ProudToBe with you.

YouTube Creators for Change is proud to launch #ProudToBe, our fifth annual Pride campaign.

Creators for Change is YouTube’s global initiative dedicated to amplifying the voices of role models who are tackling difficult social issues with their channels. From combating hate speech, to countering xenophobia and extremism, to simply making the case for greater tolerance and empathy toward others, these creators are helping generate positive social change with their global fan bases.

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Google Doodle for today …. “Celebrating the Man Behind the Rainbow Flag … Gilbert Baker …. “!!


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~~June 2, 2017~~ 

THANK YOU, GILBERT

Baker passed away last year at the age of 65.

Today, he would have turned 66.

Google on Friday, June 2,  used its latest Doodle to celebrate American artist and gay rights activist Gilbert Baker, creator of the rainbow flag that has become a symbol of pride for LGBTQ individuals around the world.

Baker made his way from Kansas to San Francisco with the U.S. Army.

After leaving the military, Baker taught himself to sew and volunteered his skills to make protest banners for the city’s gay community.

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In 1978, influential gay leader Harvey Milk challenged Baker to create a new symbol for activists to rally around. The most widely used icon at the time was the pink triangle, reclaimed from the symbol used during World War II to identify gay prisoners being held in Nazi concentration camps.

While it may have been a potent symbol of common suffering and struggle, Baker wanted to create something more positive and celebratory to bind the growing LGBT movement together.

The first rainbow flag Baker put together with volunteers in the attic of the Gay Community Center included eight differently colored horizontal stripes with their own meaning. After Milk’s assassination later that year, demand for the flag exploded and the limited availability of some fabric meant reducing the number of stripes to today’s six.

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~~Google Doodle For Today~~

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~~Published on Jun 1, 2017~~

June 2, 2017

Gilbert Baker’s 66th Birthday

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IOTD …. Image of the Day …. “Really Special Edition …. Rainbow Master Yoda …. “!!


~~May 4, 2017~~ 

GRAND MASTER OF THE JEDI ORDER

Yoda is a master!

He’s a very old and wise being.

He’s an ally. He’s not afraid because he is accepting and all inclusive of differences.

I had to include him here! 

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“Fear is the path to the dark side.

Fear leads to anger.

Anger leads to hate.

Hate leads to suffering.”

~Yoda~

http://www.yodaquotes.net/

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IOTD …. Image of the Day …. “Special Edition …. “Happy May Day …. May 1, 2017 …. “!!


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~~May 1, 2017~~ 

MAY DAY

~April showers bring May flowers ~
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May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on May 1.

It is an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival.

What is May Day?
Depending on where you are, it’s either a seasonal celebration or a day to celebrate workers’ rights, or maybe a little bit of both.

Think of the latter use as a Labor Day, if you will, for the rest of the world.

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http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/30/living/may-day-facts-and-times/

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Something to think about …. “Magic is Within …. J.K. Rowling …. “!!


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~~April 18, 2017~~

MAGIC IS WITHIN

“We do not need magic to transform our world.

We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.”

~J.K. Rowling~

http://www.goodreads.com

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IOTD …. Images of the Day …. Special Edition …. “Rainbow Flag …. created by Gilbert Baker …. “!!


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~~April 1, 2017~~ 

REST IN PRIDE

~Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker Dead at 65~

Thank you Gilbert for giving our community one of our greatest gifts.

You are a trailblazer for #LGBTQ youth around the world.

You will be missed!

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Gilbert Baker (June 2, 1951 – March 31, 2017) was an openly gay American artist and civil rights activist who designed the rainbow flag in 1978. Baker’s flag became widely associated with LGBT rights causes, a symbol of pride that became ubiquitous in the decades since its debut.

The colors on the Rainbow Flag reflect the diversity of the LGBT community.

When Baker raised the first rainbow flags at San Francisco Pride (his group raised two flags at the Civic Center) on June 25, 1978, it had eight colors, each with a symbolic meaning:

Hot Pink: sexuality
Red: life
Orange: healing
Yellow: sunlight
Green: nature
Turquoise: magic/art
Blue: serenity/harmony
Violet: spirit

~Wikipedia~

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~~How The Pride Rainbow Flag Came To Be~~ 

NBC News

~~Published on Jun 23, 2016~~

It all started with $1,000 and 1,000 yards of fabric. Hear from Gilbert Baker, the creator of the rainbow pride flag.

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