Pride Day

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Martin Hash
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Pride Day

Post by Martin Hash » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:25 pm

My wife, Gwynne & I, have been married for decades because we can spend long hours in the car together, and still make spur-of-the-moment detours which usually turn out better than the original intended destination. For example, we went to our first “Century Club” meeting for people who have visited over 100 countries up in Seattle, and had traveled a lot in the previous few days. I was complaining to one of the members who lived nearby about how bad Seattle traffic was on a Sunday when he informed me that, “Oh, today is Gay Pride day downtown. There's a big parade & lots of people on the roads.” Some people would be irritated at their bad luck but Gwynne & I just looked at each other quizzically; downtown, huh?
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We plotted the Experience Music Project Museum into Google Maps and headed into the thick of it, and we weren't disappointed. The parade was over but the people were still massed at the Pride Festival, all under the giant phallic Space Needle with a Gay Pride flag on it and surrounded by Gay Pride balloons. I had never seen so many bare boobs & butt-cheeks. We stood out as too conservative, and I was wearing a bright turquoise shirt, grey shorts & sandals, and Gwynne was my twin, but when everyone else is sporting rainbow capes & tattoos, even wearing clothes was a bit overdone. Everybody looked like they were having a grand ol' time running through the giant fountains, and partying to gay rap music.
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We got right into it, ordering teriyaki chicken from a food-cart after standing in line behind lipstick wearing gender optionals. If I knew it was so much fun, I might just go transgender for a day; as long as I could keep my slong covered by at least a fanny pack that is, but my butt's as good as the next guy's. Plus, no hanky-panky, I don't think Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner is actually putting out? Or is s/he? (Ugh.) All-in-all, it was a great side trip, well worth a couple hours in traffic, changing my perception of the pink-haired ones somewhat. In fact, I'm not in the habit of giving street-musicians money, only the ones into full-frontal nudity.
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Re: Gay Pride

Post by Speaker to Animals » Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:32 pm

Do you guys ever get jealous of them? Imagine what two men can accomplish together. The way heterosexual men have it, women will usually only marry up, so the man is likely to be far more productive and work harder than the wife. Two men, on the other hand.. they could build an empire together. If gay lifestyle ever does become totally normalized in this society, I expect the strongest power couples are going to be all male.

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Re: Gay Pride

Post by Hastur » Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:37 am

It's a shame that the LGBTQ movement has been taken over by the SJW and gender studies crowd. I know some gays and they don't agree with any of that crap. I blame the AIDS epidemic. It was like a holocaust for the gay community and gave them a permanent victim identity. ... reenreader
Jewish marchers say they were kicked out of a rally for inclusiveness because of their beliefs
Occurring a day ahead of Chicago’s enormous Pride Parade, the Dyke March has always billed itself as a social justice-driven gathering that seeks to build alliances across race, religion, class, gender identity and immigration status.

At its core, organizers say, the march is designed to celebrate inclusiveness.

At this year’s march, however, some participants accused organizers of excluding them for expressing their Jewish pride. Laurie Grauer, 35, told The Washington Post that she was one of three marchers who were asked to leave the event because they were carrying Jewish Pride flags — a symbol that some in the crowd viewed as a symbol of Palestinian oppression.

“Here we are at a march where you should be able to come as you and shouldn’t have to be fit in these boxes, but it appears that unless you check off all of their boxes about what they believe, you don’t belong,” Grauer said.

“It was very traumatizing to someone of a Jewish background,” she added. “It’s not the first time we’ve been told to hide our heritage.”

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