Talk:LGBT History Month

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June[edit]

According to various news sources, President Clinton proclaimed June "Gay and Lesbian Pride Month", yet I haven't seen anything about this on Wikipedia, under this article or the ones on Clinton, June, June observances, or LGBT. TigressofIndia (talk) 02:55, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

I have discovered that LGBT histroy month, is, in fact, held in June. Many sources have stated that June is when most Gay Pride events are held because of the anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in New York City on June 28, 1969, which most historians consider to be the birth of the modern LGBT civil rights movement. GLAAD states this. Certified Sexy Italian Stallion (talk) 21:59, 30 January 2009 (UTC)

June is Pride month but October is LGBT history month. -- Banjeboi 03:35, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

Actually it's not, June is considered pride and history month. The only proof you have is that one website under External Links, that website isn't national, that website is just for a small group of people who celebrate it in October, most people celebrate it in June, and almost every national website says that its in June, the only websites that I've viewed that don't say that are the ones who don't say anything for pride or history month. Certified Sexy Italian Stallion (talk) 19:35, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

In the United states and worldwide June is considered Pride month. In the United States October is history month and I'll add a more reliable source to clear it up. -- Banjeboi 22:09, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

UK and S28[edit]

The lede states that Section 28 prevented schools from discussing LGBT issues or counselling LGBT or questioning youth. That is not true, it only outlawed the promotion of homosexuality and bisexuality. Whilst it is true that some teaching staff avoided bringing the subject up (perhaps because of S28), it is not true to say that S28 prevented all discussion of LGBT matters, either in theory or in practice. It did reduce what teachers could legally say, so the reference in the lede about the UK whilst S28 was in force needs to be reworded. Nietzsche 2 (talk) 23:41, 16 February 2009 (UTC)

Prosecution of parents[edit]

This is a weird story I read, I don't know if it's entirely relevant, but I find it very strange that parents could be prosecuted for not participating in this History Month with their children. [1] ADM (talk) 06:45, 11 March 2009 (UTC)

That's a pro-life "news" service, I wouldn't take anything they write as anything reliable. If anything an entire section would have to be developed regarding legal issues including anti-LGBT groups shutting down all history months just so LGBT history month wouldn't be recognized. Not sure if that would actually be notable or help the article. If there is media coverage in reliable sources then the issue can be revisited. -- Banjeboi 18:21, 11 March 2009 (UTC)