Pride month is arriving, indeed it's at our doorstep and all we need to do is to wait for a few more hours to welcome it with a warm hug to experience how cosy it feels to have a whole month for queer people from every nook and corner of the world to celebrate one's queer orientation and identity. There's a great history and the sacrifices of many queer people behind the aspect of celebrating Pride month. Still, unfortunately, many people end up misleading the whole point by focusing more on the part of various kinds of celebrations.
Until and unless you know the natural history and the reason why June month has been considered the month of queer celebration, you can't feel the real vibe of Pride month. Before anything else, a person must be proud of a few elements before preparing to celebrate Pride Month. Don't you think you must be proud of your queer existence to mark your cheerful presence in Pride month?
Own up your identity and orientation regardless of your closeted status. You don't have to shout aloud and announce your queer personality but if you suppress what you are then what's the point of stepping into Pride Month without being proud of your personality? So, even though you aren't open, accept yourself completely inside your system and then you can feel every part of the celebration satisfying even if you are closeted to the core!
Be proud of others' queer orientations and identities too. Just because you are homosexual, you shouldn't demean bisexuals or be biased toward transexuals. You must embrace and appreciate every queer person out there and portray your feeling of being proud of other queer people too. This boost up the celebration mood because of the inclusivity you shower towards others around you. Don't you think Pride month is for every queer person out there?
Be proud of your struggles instead of getting succumbed to the emotions that distress you. It is very much understandable that a few queer people can't be themselves and have to face a lot of hurdles in the process of emerging themselves as strong queer souls. But it's the time to celebrate your queer existence. You are already strong, and evolving, why don't you include that proud factor in this Pride Month?