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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-48527248

What do you think about this? Should there be a straight pride event? Why, why not?
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It's kinda unnecessary and would likely contain a lot of homophobia but sure, why not, lol. :dontknow:
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If LGBTQ people can have pride parades then why can't straight people? It's only fair.
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what’s the point lol
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Straight people already show up at gay pride so
Besides there's no reason for straight pride, the foundation that gay pride was built on was due to stonewall, straight people never had to deal with being classed as illegal
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It sounds pathetic - straight people don't need a pride parade since we have never been discriminated against due to our sexuality :rolleyes:
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that made me laugh. :lol:
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Straight people already show up at gay pride so
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I wouldn't go to one myself but if someone wants to have one, I wouldn't try to stop them.
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(Original post by Kinyonga)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-48527248

What do you think about this? Should there be a straight pride event? Why, why not?
Yes certainly though I wouldn't go to any parade. It's just to show that we heterosexuals can also exercise our rights
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If straight people want to have pride then why not but I would wonder what the point is
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Like yeah its pointless, doesn't mean it should be stopped from happening. But if you believe in equality, then you being pissed off at this just makes you a pc hypocrite like the rest of the sheep.
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Exercise your rights for what? The world is already catered and set up for straight people. Straight people can get married in every country in the world with no issues. There is no country in the world where being straight is punishable by death or imprisonment. Nobody has ever been disowned by their family for coming out as straight. Straight people have never experienced discrimination as a result of their sexuality, modern or historically
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Yes certainly though I wouldn't go to any parade. It's just to show that we heterosexuals can also exercise our rights
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As Pride is a celebration of all sexualities no matter what it would be pointless to have a festival for straight people as we could celebrate as part of that and should be inclusive and supportive of the LGBTQ+ community, straight people are not the minority and not the ones who are regularly discriminated. It would be a defensive approach just like the "all lives matter" situation which was people being defensive against the black lives matter movement which was taking away the meaning of it as the black community were the ones facing discrimination.
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No. Correct me if I'm wrong, but Pride isnt about being proud of being LGBTQ, but about being proud of being yourself even if that is difficult. By this logic, straight pride wouldnt make sense. You're not proud of being straight, but you dont have to be yourself in the face of adversity because straight people dont face the troubles LGBTQ people do. I've never seen pride as being proud of your sexuality, more as being proud of the courage it takes to be yourself when people dont approve. Which doesnt affect straight people.
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No, it is not. Straight people never had to deal with the death penalty for their sexuality.
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If LGBTQ people can have pride parades then why can't straight people? It's only fair.
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Not it is not. Straight people never had to deal with the death penalty for their sexuality.
I never read what was on the link tbf so I shouldn't have really commented. Plus I didn't come in here to argue. Mistake on my part.
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The whole notion of "straight pride" is completely and utterly idiotic. Straight people have been the majority in society for centuries. LGBT+ people and other minority groups have had to undergo and endure profound atrocities and discrimination. PRIDE is about celebrating but also remembering the past and what LGBT+ people have to go through and STILL GO THROUGH. Have straight cis people ever been discriminated based on their sexual orientation or gender identity? NO! So do they need straight pride? NO!!
"Straight Pride" is just a mechanism to invalidate the LGBT community's struggles by the majority.
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only if Ari is performing :')
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(Original post by Kinyonga)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-48527248

What do you think about this? Should there be a straight pride event? Why, why not?
Yes. For true equality, then we should have a straight parade.
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(Original post by Kinyonga)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-48527248

What do you think about this? Should there be a straight pride event? Why, why not?
So stupid. But if they wanna have one, let them. Like who is even stopping straight people from organising one?
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