‘State of Pride’ documentary peeks into the lives of LGBTQ youth in the US
‘State of Pride’ documentary peeks into the lives of LGBTQ youth in the US ‘State of Pride’ documentary peeks into the lives of LGBTQ youth in the USPride is a celebration. Empowering tried is a party pride is political. Pride is love with this 50th anniversary. What is the state of Pride what it means to young people today now available for free on YouTube? I decided to take a road trip to big cities and small towns across the country. People have been doing this for a long time. There are so many closet, lgbtq connect to a written. The inside turned off my lights. Put my headphones in and I watched a documentary because can’t go to Pride, but because I watched this documentary I feel like I did relates to those closeted kids Pearl conservative town in northwest Ohio. I didn’t see any openly gay men, any trans people, any non-binary people growing up and it was internet. That was my connection to learning about my community. I mean Hello, social media to create communities and social change of Stanford University. He then landed a job and YouTube marketing department quickly, proposing way the platform could elevated, lgbtq + content, which was all about people sharing who and what they are props allowed within the context of the debate for marriage equality and it really caught fire the views, its Massive success, raising bronze profile Landing have a spot on Forbes 30 under 30 in 2014. That was really powerful. Social media can be and communicating positive messages, senior community around a message of empowerment and support and education Mansion of that mission. Videos that I saw that I was like attending can be high by the lgbtq folks who live in big cities as you’re planning your summer. Tourism, why don’t you go to a pride? That’S a little under the radar wrist it all 50 years ago, at the Stonewall Uprising, an event that sparked a movement explored in ABC’s, docuseries 1969. It was a glorious place to be because we could be openly who we were this. fall in West Village of New York City to become a refuge for the city’s LGBT community that had their license because you couldn’t serve. Alcohol in New York probably lose your license. If the police knew it was go to Susan Freeman that every few weeks they come in and raise the place on June 28th 1969, one of those raids would take an unexpected turn: who’s going to be 30 or 40 people gathered in the street. Please Ben came out and said something to water, the queen and one of the Queen’s Rheem, something back again and that’s where it all began, and it got a little out of hand. We were fighting and it was for our lives. We all decided to break off the shackles of two thousand years of Oppression, Instagram photo and they’re, not thinking about the history, the activism, the protest and the generations of lgbtq Trailblazers made it possible for us to celebrate the way that we do today earlier this month And apology, the New York City Police Department by the NYPD were wrong plain and simple: the actions of the laws discriminatory and oppressive, and for that I apologize. direction of healing for a lot of people, but they’re still many in the community who do not feel safe. Okay, for me to be the friends they almost killed me. Many lgbtq youth continue to be bullied. Pervasively in 2019 trans women of color, who are still being murdered and discriminated against police have been targeted in the past seven months. If you are a black Trans woman, you could be facing discrimination and oppression for being black for being a woman and for being transgender being murdered at a very high rate. As long as lgbtq people are facing any form of discrimination, Friday still relevant. I’Ve always thought about how powerful it is for young lgbtq kid, particularly those for closet and be able to see people that they identify with on television, and I know that there is a kid who’s sitting at the kitchen table right now, while his parents are watching This exact new segment and I’m wishing you a happy pride and your on my mind while I marching to see the full episode of ABC’s 1969 generation Woodstock or go to abcnews.com, ABC News live news. Youtube channel click on the right over here can subscribe to our Channel and don’t forget to download the ABC News app for breaking news alerts, thanks for watching Activist Raymond Braun’s YouTube documentary, ‘State of Pride,’ explores the meaning of pride to LGBTQ youth in communities across the country.