As it is the last day in June, we are celebrating the fact that June has been pride month! This means there are plenty of celebrations for the LGBTQ+ community and everyone around them to show that they are proud of who they are. Being a part of the LGBTQ+ community is important to us on the blog, not just because some of our creators are themselves LGBT, but because it is generally such an accepting and loving group of people to be apart of, we think everyone should have that mind set.
In light of the recent events in Orlando, we wanted to pay some kind of tribute to the people who tragically lost their lives who are apart of the LGBTQ+ community. Also we wanted to spark discussion. We have members of the team who are also apart of the community, and we refuse to be scared or silenced by the horrific event. It got us thinking about the stories we’ve read regarding LGBTQ+ characters and how that has impacted us as a person. And it led us to question…
Why are LGBT books so important?