According to gaycenter.org, LGBTQ+ is an abbreviation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and more. These terms are used to describe a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Beginning at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page will join county leaders as they install Pride flags in Clayton. You can see them in Memorial Park on South Central Avenue.
Page said the flag display has become a tradition, adding, “I want them to know we see them, support them and welcome them.”
This comes after Missouri lawmakers passed two restrictive transgender measures in May. One bans gender-affirming care for minors, while the other would ban transgender students from participating in athletic competitions not aligned with their biological sex.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has yet to sign either bill.