To kick off the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders (#LGBT) #Pride month this June, the U.S. Embassy gathered its community, friends and online followers in at the Embassy compound on June 3, 2015 to show their support for equal rights through chalk art and messages and witness the hanging of the rainbow flag.

US Embassy celebrates Pride Month

 

US EMBASSY FACEBOOK PAGE ASKS ITS COMMUNITY 'WHAT IS LOVE?' AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION OF PRIDE MONTH.
US EMBASSY MANILA FACEBOOK PAGE ASKS ITS COMMUNITY ‘WHAT IS LOVE?’ AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION OF PRIDE MONTH.

In celebration of Pride Month, the embassy community and participants of the #Loveis Facebook campaign came together on June 3rd to show their support for equal rights through chalk art. They also witnessed the hanging of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride flag in the Embassy compound.

To kick off the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders (#LGBT) #Pride month this June, the U.S. Embassy gathered its community, friends and online followers in at the Embassy compound on June 3, 2015 to show their support for equal rights through chalk art and messages and witness the hanging of the rainbow flag.
To kick off the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders (#LGBT) #Pride month this June, the U.S. Embassy gathered its community, friends and online followers in at the Embassy compound on June 3, 2015 to show their support for equal rights through chalk art and messages and witness the hanging of the rainbow flag.

The #Loveis Facebook campaign was initiated to express the meaning of ‘love’ and participating respondents were randomly selected to participate the chalk art event, Wednesday morning.

To kick off the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders (#LGBT) #Pride month this June, the U.S. Embassy gathered its community, friends and online followers in at the Embassy compound on June 3, 2015 to show their support for equal rights through chalk art and messages and witness the hanging of the rainbow flag.
To kick off the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders (#LGBT) #Pride month this June, the U.S. Embassy gathered its community, friends and online followers in at the Embassy compound on June 3, 2015 to show their support for equal rights through chalk art and messages and witness the hanging of the rainbow flag.

These event was a follow through when U.S. President Barack Obama proclaimed June 2015 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month and stated “All people deserve to live with dignity and respect, free from fear and violence, and protected against discrimination, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation,” last May 29th.

President Obama’s proclamation for June 2015 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/05/29/presidential-proclamation-lgbt-pride-month-2015

*Photos provided from US Embassy Manila Facebook Page account.

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