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Celebrating National LGBT Pride Month

In Community by Elizabeth Stephenson

For many, it seems like we are living through a period of darkness and conflict. The Internet has given rise to an unprecedented level of anonymous hatred and vitriol. Further, it seems that political discourse on both a state and national level has been incredibly polarizing with neither side of the political spectrum recognizing any form of common ground. At New Direction Family Law, we seek to defy hatred and negativity, and to celebrate the positive. June is National LGBT Pride Month and we are proud to celebrate this month with the North Carolina LGBT community. The History of LGBT Pride Month Throughout the 1950’s and 60’s anti-gay sentiment was codified in laws across the country and there was little cohesion or unity among LGBT people and groups to advocate …