NEW YORK, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of June is officially recognized as LGBTQ Pride Month, which was established to promote the dignity and equal rights of the LGBTQ Community, while also driving awareness of the community's positive contributions to society. To celebrate this occasion, GlassesUSA.com, the leading online retailer for prescription eyewear, has launched a special edition line of rainbow-colored frames to pay homage to the colors of the LGBTQ pride flag. The new line, on sale through the end of June, is not just intended as a fashion statement, but also as a demonstration of the brand's support for the community. GlassesUSA.com will donate five dollars from every sale to The Trevor Project, the only American non-profit organization focused on suicide prevention and crisis intervention efforts among LGBTQ youth.
Created by gay rights activist Gilbert Baker in 1978, the rainbow flag, also known as the gay pride flag or LGBTQ pride flag, was intended to represent, through its multiple colors, the diversity of the LGBTQ community. Rainbow-colored flags, clothing and accessories have since become a staple of LGBTQ events, rallies, and parades throughout the world. The rainbow-colored glasses from GlassesUSA.com, which start at $80 with lenses and free shipping, are available in prescription glasses and in sunglasses with prescription or without. Consumers can upgrade to mirrored lenses in six different colors. The brand is also working with several, high-profile LGBTQ influencers to spread the word about the new glasses and the cause behind them.
To learn more and to purchase a pair of the limited edition Pride glasses, please visit www.GlassesUSA.com/pride.
Founded in 2008, GlassesUSA.com is the leading online retailer for prescription eyewear. Offering a variety of high-quality designer and in-house brands in a wide-range of styles – single vision glasses, multifocals, sunglasses, kids glasses, sports glasses, safety glasses, computer glasses, contact lenses, lenses for Snapchat Spectacles and more – GlassesUSA.com was built on the belief that purchasing eyewear shouldn't break the bank. On a mission to change the way consumers purchase eyewear, GlassesUSA.com is the smart way to buy glasses and has been recognized by Internet Retailer as a "Top-500 E-Retailer" five years in a row. For more information, please visit www.GlassesUSA.com, www.facebook.com/GlassesUSA, www.youtube.com/GlassesUSA and www.instagram.com/glassesusa.
About The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQ youth. Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its free and confidential lifeline, in-school workshops, educational materials, online resources, and advocacy. For more information, visit www.TheTrevorProject.org.
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