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Loudoun County Backs Off LGBT Pride Month; Declares July 'Love Loudoun' Month

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    Loudoun County backed off a controversial plan to name June LGBT Pride Month. Instead, July 2016 will be "Love Loudoun Month” under a new resolution passed Tuesday night.

    A board supervisor proposed honoring the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community through a resolution. She was met with strong opposition.

    Some critics of the original proclamation said it would badly influence children and "promote homosexuality.”

    At Tuesday's board meeting, county leaders didn't pass that resolution but did approve a plan that was much less controversial. The resolution said all are welcome in Loudoun and urged people in the county to love and respect the diverse community.