Celebrating Pride: Stories about South Florida’s fight for equality

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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – June is Pride Month, the celebration held each year to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, which catapulted the LGBTQ fight for equality.

Local 10 News reporter Christian De La Rosa will be presenting a series of stories this month that recognize the contributions of South Floridians to this fight.

It began June 1 with a profile on Pedro Zamora, who came out and shared his story on TV screens across the country as a cast member on MTV’s “The Real World.”

June 1: Pedro Zamora fought stigma on our TV screens

June 4: Ruth Shack laid groundwork for anti-discrimination laws

June 8: Celebrating Pride: Melanie and Vanessa Alenier helped change Florida adoption laws

June 11: Celebrating Pride: Elizabeth Schwartz is a fierce warrior for equality

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