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The person of the week is Josepine Baker. From her time as a performer, to being a spy to being involved in the Civil Rights Movement in the US, she stayed quite busy during her lifetime.
In the news, Mondaire Jones primary win is all but assured, with him being 23 points above his closest competitor on June 25th. In addition, the Queer Liberation March occurred on Sunday in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. The pigs were violent
The LGBT project of the day is God Has Nothing to Do With This Leave Him Out of It by Backxwash.
Optional Topic: What does PRIDE month mean to you?