Trump pledged to support the LGBT+ community in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando last year.
Donald Trump’s White House has declined to issue a proclamation in recognition of Pride Month.
Pride Month takes place every June to commemorate the struggles and accomplishments of LGBT+ people the world over.
Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama issued a proclamation for Pride Month during every year of his presidency, but Trump has so far not made any mention of Pride Month.
The White House website lists five proclamations for June:“National Homeownership Month,” “African-American Music Appreciation Month,” “National Caribbean-American Heritage Month,” “National Ocean Month,” and “Great Outdoors Month.” Those last two are particularly ironic considering Trump’s decision to remove the US from the 2016 Paris Agreement to tackle climate change.
Trump pledged to support the LGBT+ community in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando last year, but since his election he has taken a series of steps to remove protections for LGBT+ Americans.
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