Trump White House Declines to Recognize LGBT Pride Month

TRUMP WH DECLINES TO RECOGNIZE LGBT PRIDE MONTH

(CNN) – President Donald Trump has broken with recent precedent by not recognizing June as LGBT pride month.

Two of his predecessors’ recognized the month.

The White House did not respond to a request for a comment.

Although Trump did not recognize LGBT pride month, he did proclaim June as great outdoors month, national Caribbean-American

Heritage month, African-American music appreciation month, National Ocean month and National Homeownership month.

Trump’s decision to stay silent on the matter throughout June comes at a time when record numbers of Americans support same-sex marriage.

According to the pew research center, a record 62% of Americans now say they are in favor of allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally.

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