With all the celebrations going on currently for Pride month I thought is important to also reflect on past events in gay culture and moments that makes one feel proud and empowered to be different. At the openings of the gay games of 2006, Suzanne Westenhoefer an American comedian give these inspiring words “We don’t need acceptance we are not credit cards; we already are everyplace you want to be. I didn’t choose to be gay; I was chosen.”