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Midvale City declares June Pride Month

The Midvale City Council and Mayor Marcus Stevenson declared June 2024 as LGBTQ Pride Month in Midvale City. 

“This proclamation honors the contributions of the LGBTQ community and reaffirms our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion,” the Council announced in a statement. “Let’s come together to celebrate, advocate, and support one another.”

DECLARING JUNE 2024 AS LGBTQ PRIDE MONTH IN MIDVALE CITY

Whereas, the June 1969 riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York City precipitated the modern fight for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) rights; and

Whereas, on June 11, 1999, President Clinton issued a proclamation designating June as Gay and Lesbian Pride Month; and in June 2009, President Obama expanded it to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month; and

Whereas, the LGBTQ community contributes immensely to our society in areas of science, education, religion, government, and sports; and

Whereas, LGBTQ residents and employees have made and continue to make important and lasting contributions to Midvale City and the state of Utah; and

Whereas, Midvale City has a long-standing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and has shown a commitment to promoting principles of fairness and justice for all residents and employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity; and

Whereas, celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month provides awareness of and advocacy for the LGBTQ community and is an opportunity to strengthen alliances, build acceptance, and advance equitable rights.

Now, Therefore, let it be resolved that Mayor Marcus Stevenson and the Midvale City Council hereby proclaim June 2024 as LGBTQ Pride Month in Midvale City.

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