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At a party About Pride Month The White House is hosting an exhibition dedicated to items from the LGBTQ + community.
this is the first-ever physical display of historical artifacts dedicated to the community, curated by the White House in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution. As per Represent, the show features artifacts from notable LGBTQ + figures such as Harvey Milk, Marsha P. Johnson and Rose Cleveland – the sister of Grover Cleveland, the 23rd and 25th President of the United States.
“Almost For 30 years Rose Cleveland maintained a romantic relationship with Evangeline Marrs Simpson Whipple. The women lived together in Italy from 1910 until Rose died of the Spanish flu in 1918, ”the exhibition describes.
Naturally there also feature artifacts from historical moments in LGBTQ + history, including the Stonewall Rebellion and the AIDS epidemic.
Aisle The Church of the White House was also illuminated in the colors of the rainbow in honor of what has never been done before.
The White House is collaborating with the Smithsonian Institution on the show #LGBTQ+ history. Contains photographs, documents, memorabilia, and information on the history of Stonewall, AIDS, Harvey Milk, Marsha P. Johnson, Rose Cleveland, and more https://t.co/V5NYxRGpBO #LGBT #LGBTQIA #PrideMonth pic.twitter.com/Y7KdzDyTrE
– LGBTQ + News (@mondokoosh) June 19, 2021
The vestibule of the White House lit up in the colors of the rainbow for Pride Month pic.twitter.com/HA3Bu4kyxt
– Jordan Fabian (@Jordanfabian) June 18, 2021