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Pride Month – Books and Resources

A color photographic slide depicting a large gay pride banner flag at a gay rights parade in New York City.

North Carolina Humanities joins the nation in observing Pride Month! This month, and every month, NC Humanities works to celebrate and uplift histories, stories, and cultures of all North Carolinians. We invite you to read the below resources that explore and pay tribute to Pride Month. This is just a short collection of the amazing resources that are available. We encourage our readers to explore beyond what we’ve listed. 

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Cover photo: Photographic slide of Pride flag banner at a New York City Pride march in the 1980s. Collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, gift of Ron Simmons. Copyright Ron Simmons.