hot take: we should have kid-friendly pride AND also 18+ pride
hear me out
✅ twice as many prides
✅ young kids get a place where they can see and meet people from all across the rainbow, which is completely separate from...
✅ adults having a place where they can literally fuck in the streets if they want, c’mon it’s fucking pride
i can’t imagine another example where the totality of a human’s existence is expected to fit such small singular confines, so why on earth do we do that with pride
it’s not pride unless people of every age, background, and social group can be involved
it’s not pride unless people are free to fully express their gender/sexuality by whatever means they choose
if you think these two statements are incompatible i don’t want you planning my pride
@rockario people frame "we should be able to fuck in the streets" and "keep it chaste for the kiddos" as a weird sort of binary, never thinking that maybe having different spaces (as most prides do) could be valid. Albeit those spaces can still be problematic.
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