The LGBT community has given many contributions to society, and we should take pride in these accomplishments. The arts and sciences have been profoundly affected by homosexual people. Authors, artists, dancers, and musicians have enriched our culture. Scientists have made leaps and bounds in the fight against HIV and AIDS, and the first female astronaut in space, Sally Ride, was a lesbian. The LGBT community has worked hard in the area of civic engagement, contributing to the advancement of civil rights and equality for all people. The LGBT community continues to work hard for employment and marriage equality, and celebrates new victories like open military service. For these contributions, we should celebrate the LGBT community.
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