Recently, there was a man who tried to host a straight pride parade. Thankfully, it did not go well, but I felt the need to express the reasons why there does not need to be a straight(/white/male) pride parade.

Straight(/white/male) people have never been bullied, harassed, persecuted, prosecuted, beaten, or feared for their lives simply because they were straight(/white/male). Being straight(/white/male) has never been illegal. You’ve never been condemned to hell or told you were a freak or an abomination or less than human because you were straight(/white/male).

LGBT*(/POC/Female) people have endured all those things. That is what the Pride Parade(etc) is about. Overcoming those obstacles and finding a place to belong instead of being outcast, a place of love instead of hate.



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