Pride is about the bisexuals whose identities are still denigrated by far too many. Pride is not the time to waste your energy worrying about or even considering what anti-LGBTQ people may say or think. My mum was even the Grand Marshall of the Toronto Pride Parade inand this is quote of hers is one of my favorites:. Those are all excuses. This year I encourage you to reach out and talk to people outside of your regular social circles and aesthetically-similar cliques.
Well, there seems to be a pattern when it comes to answering to that question.
Pride Is No Excuse For Shame
The parades are mostly composed of fully-clothed people anyway. Those are all excuses. Well, there seems to be a pattern when it comes to answering to that question. A Pride parade could consist solely of people marching in smart business suits holding aloft signs telling everyone the most boringly-normal aspects of their lives and being, and not only would that not change the minds of people who still choose to be anti-LGBTQ, it would also be the most boring parade that ever was. How someone chooses to celebrate and show their Pride should not be the excuse you give for your own shame. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images.
How someone chooses to celebrate and show their Pride should not be the excuse you give for your own shame. How can we apply logic, reason and consistency to people whose moral compasses seem to be nothing more than ever-widening goalposts to suit their own chosen prejudices? Pride is about the non-binary and gender-nonconformists that too many still refuse to see and listen to. The people who are choosing to hate us have excuses, not reasons, for their prejudices. The queer liberation movement is not just about legislative rights and freedoms, but about social and cultural freedoms for ourselves: