LGBTQ Icons Define What ‘Pride’ Means to Them

Pride Month is here, and JezeRoot is back!

This month, we celebrate the beauty and vastness of the LGBTQ community and its contributions to this world—and what better way to kick it off than with a conversation about pride?

After all, the word “pride” means many things to many different people. In the African-American community, we often link a sense of pride with our ingenuity and resilience: “Say it loud, I’m black and I’m proud.”

But what does it mean to have pride as a black member of the LGBTQ community?

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