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12 Heartwarming Responses Of What "Pride" Means To The LGBTQ Community

"Solidarity, civil rights, inclusion, compassion... LOVE."

We went to the LA Pride festival on Sunday and asked the LGBTQ community and allies what "pride" means to them. Here are their beautiful answers:

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"Equality and supporting my LGBTQQA friends."

2. Carly Rae Jepsen:

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"Love, hope, joy."

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"Pride means strength, courage, freedom!"

4.

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"Pride means feeling and celebrating TRUTH!!!"

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"Pride means being proud of who you are."

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"Pride means enjoying the company of people who share the same experiences as we do."

7. Daya:

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"Pride means love, acceptance, and celebration."

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"Pride means love for all."

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"Pride is ❤."

10.

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"Having a community that stands with you and for you!!"

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"Acceptance. Being yourself."

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"Pride = Solidarity, civil rights, inclusion, compassion... LOVE."

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