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Happy Pride Month!

 It's June and I bet you've been seeing rainbows all over the place. Pride month is a colorful reminder to be more accepting and inclusive to all of the unique traits that make us all so different and special. I was impressed that my local Target had a whole pride section right when you walked in the door. I live in liberal California but I remember not so far back in 2008 when Prop 8 passed eliminating same sex marriage. Thankfully it has since been overturned but that was only eleven years ago. Mainstream society has come along way in recognizing LGBTQ rights but there is still a long way to go.  Rainbow Baguette Necklace  - Vermeil Pride stands for the positive stance against discrimination...

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It's June! Celebrate Pride Month

June is the month of Pride, celebrating the LGBTQ community, with parades and parties all over the world. Each city has their pride parade on a different week during June, here in LA it's Sunday, June 10 and in New York it's Sunday, June 24. It's a festive and welcoming day for all. Kylie Minogue will be headlining the New York Pride while Tove Lo will be heading up LA's Pride event. Pride stands for the positive stance against discrimination and violence towards lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transsexual people.  It promotes their self-affirmation, dignity, equal rights, increases their visibility as a social group, builds community, and celebrates sexual diversity and gender variance. Pride month was designated in June after lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning persons rioted following a 1969...

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