Pride Month for LGBTQ Community
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Introduction to "Pride Month for LGBTQ Community"

In this episode of the Lifestyle, Travel & Technology podcast, the hosts Alexander, Garry & Nikki cover the annual event of Pride Month, what it stands for, what the movement wants to achieve and all known gender identifications and sexual orientations.

The hosts talk about the events that take place in Vienna during the month of June that supports the LGBT Community and also a very well known spokesperson for the community - Thomas Neuwirth also known as Conchita Wurst - who also won the Eurovision Song contest in 2014. The hosts are educated by finding out all the available and known gender identifications and sexual orientations and what they mean.


Podcast Episode Summary

  • Life Ball
  • Over-the-top costumes 
  • Stonewall riots (civil rights movement)
  • Conchita Wurst - Thomas Neuwirth
  • All different kinds of Pride's
  • Nikki shares how they have quotas at work when it comes to hiring for anti discrimination law 
  • Austrian government accepting of the LGBTQ Community
  • Same Sex pedestrian traffic lights to show suuport
  • Fined for misidentifying gender of a person in Canada
  • adding a special toilette - non - binary - cause problems?
  • Showcasing gay pride in cartoon animations targeted for toddlers and small children 


Quotables

Alexander - "...it was a public reminder for the LGBT community..."
Garry - "...it might be wrong to misgender them but you cannot put someone in jail or fine them for saying that..."
Nikki - "...it moves with the Zeitgeist, when we were younger in the 80's and 90's, most cartoons especially the american ones, were all about war..."


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