The State of Michigan is making a visual statement to show that the LGBTQ community is represented

For the first time in Michigan history, the Pride Flag, representing the  LGBTQ community, will fly over a state building. Two of the iconic rainbow flags will fly on the George W. Romney Building to help celebrate June as Pride Month in Michigan.

The decision was made by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on the heals of the announcement that in the state of Michigan June is designated as Pride Month.

WWMT is reporting that in a news release, Governor Whitmer said...

Celebrating Pride Month helps ensure that members of Michigan's LGBTQ community are treated with the respect they deserve.

The Governor went on to express her thoughts on celebrating June as Pride month...

It helps  ensure that members of Michigan's LGBTQ community "are treated with the respect they deserve."