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    • Alif
    • 09.08.10 | 16:13 (IDT)

    Mr. Sheleg: you simply don't get it. Pride Day is not about being egotistically "proud". It is about (a) celebrating diversity (yes, straight people are welcome too!), (b) remembering those who are no longer with us, including the thousands of LGBT victims of homo and transphobia throughout the centuries, and (c) demanding equal rights not only in one country, but worldwide (including all those nations where being gay equals torture and death). I am a lesbian woman fed up with the arrogant bigotry of presumed heterosexuals like yourself who constantly complain about this day. Guess what: heterosexuals have 364 Hetero Pride Days throuought the year, and we have to put up with it whether we like it or not.

    from the article: Keep gay pride in the bedroom
    First published 02:35 09.08.10 | Last updated 02:35 09.08.10
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