The Rainbow Report – Safe Schools Closes Out LGBTQ+ History Month at Miami Shores Pride! 🌈

October is a special month for the LGBTQ+ community. Not only does it mark LGBTQ+ History Month, but it’s also a time for unity, celebration, and reflection on the strides we’ve made and the journey ahead. This year, Miami Shores Pride was a testament to this spirit of community and resilience.

At Safe Schools, we are known for our unwavering commitment to creating an inclusive environment for queer youth, so it is only fitting that we would make a resounding statement at Miami Shores Pride. With an outpouring of pride and resilience, our group embraced the spirit of Queer History Month, amplifying the voices of our community and ensuring that our presence was felt in every corner of the Shores.

The turnout was heartwarming. Queer youth, young adults, and families rallied behind Safe Schools, echoing a collective message of love and acceptance. These brave souls, along with the fantastic community, friends, and supporters, are the backbone of our organization. Their participation and enthusiasm reinforce the belief that love and acceptance are universal values that transcend boundaries.

A big round of applause is in order for the dedicated individuals behind Miami Shores Pride. Organizing such an event is no small feat, and their hard work ensured that the Pride celebration was a roaring success. Their efforts have laid the groundwork for many more years of celebration, unity, and advocacy at the Shores.

As October draws to a close, the Miami Shores Pride event is a fitting tribute to LGBTQ+ History Month. It serves as a reminder of the progress made, the challenges overcome, and the work that still needs to be done. The hope is that next year’s celebration will be even bigger, better, and brighter.

Ultimately, events like Miami Shores Pride are more than just celebrations. They are a declaration of identity, a claim to space, and a message of hope. Safe Schools’ participation in the event underscores our organization’s commitment to fostering a world where everyone, regardless of their sexuality or gender identity, feels loved, accepted, and valued. Here’s to a future filled with love, acceptance, and Pride celebrations!

By: Harold Marrero
Chief Operating Officer

We encourage you to share this information with friends, fellow teachers, and allies and join us in bringing awareness to our efforts. Your support is essential for our ongoing work to create safe spaces for all students, regardless of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or expression. Please consider donating to Safe Schools so that we can continue advocating for inclusivity and diversity within the education system.