By Akira Holland, Content & Community Manager at Unilever
The gay rights and Black civil rights movements have long been intertwined. In fact, many refer to the LGBTQ+ movement’s beginning, the rebellion against the police at the Stonewall Inn, as being predominantly instigated by queer and trans youth of colour. However, people of colour have often been omitted from these stories.
It’s important that we recognise and celebrate their contributions, past and present, within the LGBTQ+ community. It’s also imperative that we also look how we increase ally-ship. Click below to download the full article on LGBTQIA+ Icons and more.