TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH ORANGE VILLAGE                                                  NEW   JERSEY                            ...
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South Orange LGBT Pride Proclamation 2012 001

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South Orange LGBT Pride Proclamation 2012 001

  1. 1. TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH ORANGE VILLAGE NEW JERSEY PROCLAMATION LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH June 2012 WHEREAS South Orange Village takes pride in and celebrates the diversity of the residentswho make up ourcommunity and WHEREAS South Orange Village is a welcoming and inclusive communityfor lesbiangay bisexual and transgender individuals and couples in which to live and raise afamily and WHEREAS lesbian gay bisexual and transgender residents have made importantcontributions to improving the quality of life in South Orange Village and WHEREAS throughout our country s history lesbian gay bisexual andtransgender people have faced prejudice and discrimination for example since 1974 therehave been more than 200 anti gaystate ballot initiatives and WHEREAS the promise of America is that all people should be able to live withdignity and have equal rights under the law including marriage equality now THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAIMED that I Alex Torpey Village President of TheTownship of South Orange Village and on behalf of the Board of Trustees and theTownship of South Orange Village do hereby proclaim June 2012 as LESBIAN GAY BISEXUALAND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH in the Township of South Orange Village and call upon theresidents ofour community to celebrate thegreat diversity of South Orange Village and work togetherto break down the walls of discrimination and intolerance and promote full equal rights for allAmericans regardless ofsexual orientation orgenderidentityPresented on this 8th day of June 2012Alex Torpey Village

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