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Straight Pride Should Never Be A Thing, Ahhkay?

Originally posted 6/25/2020 As we embark on the end of Pride month, we remember all the people who have lost their lives for living in their truth. For some reason, society has taken interest in who we decide to love. While scrolling on Instagram one day, I came across a post of a new symbol that represents straight pride. To me, straight pride is the equivalent of white pride. Taking a group that is the majority and adding an advocacy component to it, walks the fine line of becoming a hate group.  You're no longer celebrating what makes you different but highlighting why you reign supreme. As an African American lesbian living in New York City, I find that despite...

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