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Fannie Mae Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

To celebrate LGBT Pride month, Fannie Mae recently released a video that highlights its initiatives in this community. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month is celebrated in June every year, honoring the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan.

The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States, and LGBT Pride month celebrates this historical event with pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts that attract millions of participants from around the world.

The purpose of the commemorative month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.

From supporting minorities and women to ensuring that the LGBTQ community is an integral part of America’s diverse housing market, Fannie Mae has spearheaded initiatives that make the American Dream of Homeownership a reality for many communities. This video is another example of how the GSE is working to ensure equal housing for all.

About Author: Radhika Ojha

Radhika Ojha, Online Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Dallas, Texas. She can be reached at Radhika.Ojha@DSNews.com.

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