Parsippany Council passes resolution recognizing June as LGBT Pride Month

PARSIPPANY — The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council passed Resolution Number 2019-124, “Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Recognizing June as LGBT Pride Month in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.” The resolution was passed 5-0.

The resolution read, the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills has a diverse population including members of the Lesbian, Gay, Biseual, Transgender (LGBT) community, and is committed to supporting visibility, dignity and equality for all people in the community.

In addition, several advancements have been made with respect to equitable treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning Americans throughout the nation, but there continues to be opposition against members of the LGBT community in the United States and around the world, making it important for municipalities like Parsippany-Troy Hills to show support for equality of our residents.

June has become a symbolic month in which lesibans, gay men, bixsexual people, transgender and supporters come together in various celebration of pride.