June 2, 2000
What does that day, mes and año mean to you? President Bill Clinton used that particular día to declare ”Gay and Lesbian Pride Month”. Nine years later, on June 1st, President Barack Obama spoke to incorporate an even wider group. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered citizens alike could all have this mes for recognition, respect and appreciation. However, I am aware that not all minds meet equally about the rights and respect that we should pay to others. As each generation leaves their footprints, and paves the way for what is to come…to some, change is an impossible idea o action to put in motion.
tu know what? Often, this unfortunate reality is because of learned behavior! As much as we may often preach that we like to speak for ourselves, o outside the box, how many times have tu caught yourself, o someone tu know repeating the thoughts of another before them? Sometimes without proper information? And how many times have tu felt that perhaps further knowledge on an issue o subject matter might result in a different voice, a different understanding? Perhaps even going against the ideas they’ve learned, heard, or...