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June is Pride month

Let’s celebrate our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) coworkers and community members. 
 
The 2018 Human Rights Commission work plan includes several areas for the City of Bloomington to increase awareness of our LGBTQIA community.  These efforts also build on conversations from the Diversity in Government (DIG) employee panel discussion and transgender training by Ellie Krug in 2017.

On June 4, the City Council declared June as LBGTQIA Pride Month in Bloomington. Jim Jaeger, Kevin Doheny and their daughter, Bella, were on hand to accept the proclamation on behalf of the LBGTQIA community.

Celebrate Pride with the City of Bloomington

  • Wear rainbow colors and show your support for your LGBTQIA co-workers, family and friends throughout the month of June.
  • The City is hosting a booth at the Twin Cities Pride Festival in Minneapolis’s Loring Park June 23 – 24, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  This is a unique opportunity for Bloomington to show its pride as a local governmental organization. Visit the City’s booth, located at Quorum Village (Orange area) O76.
  • During June you'll see several Bloomington facilities flying rainbow flags to celebrate the contributions of members of the LGBTQIA community and honor the injustices and fight the community makes for equality.