Find Your Pride: LGBTQ+ Cannabis Selections at Urbn Leaf
In the heart of Pride Month, we’re giving a big shout-out to our LGBTQ+ friends who have left a profound imprint on the cannabis industry. Both communities have been on the frontline, pushing boundaries, rewriting the rules, and advocating for acceptance and equality on societal and legislative fronts.
Let’s take a moment to appreciate the deep bond between Pride and the cannabis industry, shining a spotlight on the historical contributions and ongoing partnerships between the LGBTQ+ community and the cannabis world.
The Catalyst of LGBTQ+ Activism in Cannabis Freedom
It’s impossible to overlook the significant role the LGBTQ+ community has played in propelling cannabis legalization. The HIV/AIDS epidemic of yesteryears served as a turning point, igniting change. Visionaries like Dennis Peron fought tirelessly for the medicinal use of cannabis, recognizing its potential in easing symptoms associated with HIV/AIDS. The establishment of Peron’s Cannabis Buyers’ Club and the groundbreaking Proposition 215 in California are landmarks we’ll always remember on our journey to legalization.
Voices of Change and Faces of Diversity
Today, our LGBTQ+ friends continue to be powerful voices in the cannabis industry. They’re using their platforms to champion both LGBTQ+ rights and cannabis reform. They’re the entrepreneurs, the activists, the public figures, and celebrities who are shattering barriers and nurturing inclusivity within our industry. Their unified values amplify the voices of often overlooked communities and drive meaningful change.
In recognition of this, we’re excited to join hands with Equality California, the largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization in our nation. Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to the power corridors in California and throughout the United States. They’re striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people. Equality California champions full LGBTQ+ equality through various means, such as electing pro-equality leaders, advocating for pro-equality legislation, fighting for LGBTQ+ civil rights and social justice in courtrooms, and working to reduce disparities in LGBTQ+ health and well-being through education and advocacy.
Elevating your PRIDE Celebrations
*Product availability may vary based on store specific inventory.
No matter what type of products tickle your fancy, you can elevate your Pride celebrations with these fantastic products from our pride partners:
- Sundae School: Mochi Gummies + Prerolls
- Urbn Leaf: Indoor Flower
- Potent goods (limited availability)
- Bloom: Surf
Come on in, have a look around, and let’s celebrate Pride Month together with the Feel Good Fam!