…look around

Just because it’s June and Pride Month (and the meteorological start of summer) today I’m keeping things colorful. This month is all about equality and celebrating what we have in common and what makes us different (because they both matter).

…Take Pride

As you may or may not know, it’s Pride Weekend. This weekend the LGBTQ community and their allies will gather and celebrate across the country. The fact that these celebrations have become an annual tradition for so many communities is a wonderful. It’s a yearly reminder of how far we’ve come in terms of tolerance…

…Emancipate

Today is June 19th (aka Juneteenth). It may seem like an unremarkable day, but I assure you it is not. The fact that its significance is not widely known says a lot about how our nation deals with its own dark moments. The original Juneteenth occurred on June 19, 1865. The Civil War had ended…

…Bust Out

Happy first Sunday of June, fellow crusaders! I know you’ve got places to be, people to see, and sunny weather to enjoy, so I’ll keep this short. If the warm weather has a little extra pep in your step, you’re not alone. June seems to inspire. With the warmer weather and the return of nature’s…