Throwback trivia buffs know that the month of June was chosen for LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969.
That year, the number one song for the early weeks of June was Get Back by The Beatles.
The song was written to address attitudes toward immigrants in the United States and the United Kingdom. In a bizarre parallel to today's fierce right-wing nationalism, UK politicians had been saying that they "didn't need Pakistanis taking all the people's jobs."
The land that is now known as Pakistan had been part of the British Empire since the mid-19th century. In 1969, there were approximately 100,000 people of Pakistani descent living in the UK. With such small numbers, it was strange to think of this group as threatening. But the work ethic and familial gatherings as well as the difference in religious practices helped fuel the British bigots ire.
The Beatles repeated lyric "Get Back To Where You Once Belonged" is meant to echo a ridiculous sentiment, but it's the second verse about a transsexual that, by some bizarre coincidence, foretells the vitriol that would spill over during the Stonewall Riots.
Sweet Loretta Martin thought she was a woman, but she was another man. All the girls around her say she's got it coming, but she gets it while she can.
In 1969, the Beatles were hoping to bring about awareness of bigotry against foreigners and those trying to be their true selves.
In 2015, Pakistani men were voted the third most beautiful in the world (Irish 1st, Australian 2nd, American 4th). Here's a few reasons why (click to enlarge).