Naz Smyth on LGBT Pride Month Arrived Amid Turmoil, Fanfare

June was Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. The past few years have seen both gains and losses for the inclusion of these folks into our nation.  The month honors the Stonewall Riots, a big event in the Gay Rights movement. Its recognition falls along political lines. It was celebrated under Clinton, starting in June of 2000. Bush decided to not recognize it through his terms. After, Obama picked up the torch, recognizing the month during all his tenure. Sadly, halfway through June, Trump has not yet recognized the month. (Newsweek) Interestingly, Ivanka Trump tweeted in support. Her post read, “I am proud to support my LGBTQ friends and the LGBTQ Americans who have made immense contributions to our society and economy.”  This [...]