Pride artwork by Rowan Yeomans at Shopfront Arts

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Celebrating Pride Month

Every year, during the month of June, the LGBT community celebrates in a number of different ways. Across the globe, various events are held during this special month as a way of recognising the influence LGBT people have had around the world.

Why was June chosen? Because it is when the Stonewall Riots took place, way back in 1969.

Pride Month is so important because it marks the start of huge change within the LGBT+ community, as well as the wider societal implications. Although attitudes and injustice still remain, we have come a long way since the riots of 1969 and by continuing in this long standing tradition we continue to raise awareness, improve the attitudes of society and encourage inclusiveness. #Pride2020

What to know more? Read a history of Pride Month in Australia

Colour a Rainbow

We are asking everyone to colour-in their own rainbow, write a message and then take a photo of it. You can take a photo with yourself and others/pets or with the rainbow displayed in a window .
Anytime during June

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