June is Pride Month when the LGBTQ+ communities across the globe come together in commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City, and in celebration of their freedom and rights.
Calvin Cam ’13, chair of alumni engagement for the UCLA Engineering Alumni Association (EAA), has been a champion for the LGBTQ+ community with a goal to promote long-lasting pride in UCLA Engineering and in the larger STEM fields.
“Pride is year-round, and Pride Month is a particularly special time because of the enhanced recognition and togetherness in the community,” Cam said. “I believe it’s important to be seen and heard while remembering the efforts of those who fought for equality before us, and to continue fighting for the future generations to be able to feel comfortable and safe for being themselves.”
“Pride is year-round, and Pride Month is a particularly special time…