As a straight person, I get pissed when people say “there should be a national day for straight people” NO. There shouldn’t be because that’s pretty much every day that isn’t reserved for the LGBTQIA+ community so sit down, shut up, and stop trying to take away from their celebration just because you feel left out. Everything isn’t about you.
Today is National Coming Out Day, a day when gay and lesbian people talk about their experiences of revealing their sexuality to their family and friends.
And not to feel left out right wing wankers are rushing to troll the #Nationalcomingoutday hashtag on Twitter with the ever so insightful observation that it’s cool for gay people to be proud for being gay but not cool for straight people to demonstrate their pride in being hetrosexual.
Oh dear oh dear!
But why can’t straight people be proud of being straight? Well the answer to that is it’s not so much they can’t rather than they don’t need to.
You see being straight and hetrosexual is still considered the norm even in our supposed enlightened liberal Western societies. Gay people need things like Gay Pride and National Coming Out Day because they are still fighting against a society that considers being homosexual…
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