People react to Lebanon's denial for a Pride proclamation


May 25, 2022

Sarah Brown

TYLER RODGERS shows his colors while telling council members that it's their responsibility to make the future better for the city.

By Sarah Brown

Lebanon Local

Mayor Paul Aziz denied a request to proclaim June as Pride Month, following an April 13 City Council meeting where several members supporting the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) community asked the city to make the proclamation.

Aziz told the Lebanon Local that he loves and has friends within that community. He said he had no problem with what the proclamation does, but he chose to not sign it because he didn't like to single out particular groups, as it may increase a sense of division.

"I just don't think we need to lift up one group over a...

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