Pride month activists: Anti-LGBTQ hate won’t derail our plans

Over 80 percent of potential pride-goers say hate won't derail their plans.

The majority of US citizens are putting pride before prejudice.

A recent survey by OnePoll found that over 80 percent of US citizens agree that LGBTQ people shouldn’t be subjected to hate during pride events.

“I think all groups should be able to meet peacefully without being harassed,” said one respondent to the survey. “We are not supposed to judge other people.”

The anti-prejudice poll was conducted in honor of pride month, which honors “the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall uprisings with marches, parties, memorials and continued civil rights activism in support of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) Americans,” according to Talker.

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