Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month With These Powerful Words

LGBTQ pride month is a time to celebrate our commonality and unity as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersexually identified people.

It's about standing up for the right of everyone to be who they are and live their life free from hatred, fear, and physical violence.

Let's celebrate LGBTQ pride month with these powerful words from famous people.

Equality means more than passing laws. The struggle is really won in the hearts and minds of the community, where it really counts.

Barbara

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.

Harvey Fierstein

It is absolutely imperative that every human being’s freedom and human rights are respected, all over the world.

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir

The only queer people are those who don’t love anybody.

Rita Mae Brown

When all Americans are treated as equal, no matter who they are or whom they love, we are all more free.

Barack Obama

What I preach is: People fall in love with people, not gender, not looks, not whatever. What I’m in love with exists on almost a spiritual level.

Miley Cyrus

The richness, beauty and depths of love can only be fully experienced in a climate of complete openness, honesty and vulnerability.

Anthony Venn Brown

You don’t have to be gay to be a supporter—you just have to be a human.

Daniel Radcliffe

The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.

Gore Vidal