Today marks the beginning of Pride, a month where we celebrate our wonderful and diverse LGBT+ community.
Pride is a time for joy, laughter and love. It is also a time to reaffirm our allyship with the LGBT+ communities. Unfortunately, the struggle for equality is not over.
To this end, it is vital that the true meaning of Pride doesn’t get lost with corporations wanting to get involved with the ‘fun’. Indeed, we must remember all those who have and continue to suffer attacks on their basic human freedoms that so many of us simply take for granted.
I am so proud to be an ally. But we must not rest until everyone feels comfortable to be open about who they are without fear, stigma or judgement.