History UsefulNotes / PrideParade

8th Mar '14 5:02:17 AM nlpnt
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In some communities, usually those where LGBTQ are mostly accepted and the community at large is "used to it," portions of the LGBTQ community object, sometimes strenuously, to Pride. To some, Pride and the parades have become crass and commercial, used purely as a vehicle for advertising gay-owned businesses and no longer serving a real purpose. This tends to go along with a strong emphasis on the Stonewall origins and assertions of being "Social Justice Activists." Generally includes a feeling that some of racial minorities, out-of-stereotypically-attractive body types, and/or the disabled aren't sufficiently included.

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In some communities, usually those where LGBTQ are mostly accepted and the community at large is "used to it," portions of the LGBTQ community object, sometimes strenuously, to Pride. To some, Pride and the parades have become crass and commercial, used purely as a vehicle for advertising gay-owned businesses and no longer serving a real purpose. This tends to go along with a strong emphasis on the Stonewall origins and assertions of being "Social Justice Activists." Generally includes a feeling that some of racial minorities, out-of-stereotypically-attractive body types, and/or the disabled aren't sufficiently included.
included. The counter-criticism is that several ethnic groups still hold parades several generations after total assimilation. "We're throwing a party in the old neighborhood and the whole city's invited!"
6th Nov '13 3:18:21 PM JIKTV
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What minorities are included and what minorities are not vary from year to year and from place to place. Transgenderism is now acknowledged in most countries (although far from all), while sexual minorities such as fetishists and {{BDSM}} practitioners (active or otherwise) have started becoming an integral part of the movement in more and more countries. Of course, there is still a lot of tension in many places, with separate (and sometimes mutually hostile) subcultures such as StraightGay, CampGay, {{Crossdresser}}s, {{Transsexual}}s, fetishists, and others coming to blows about what should and shouldn't be included.

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What minorities are included and what minorities are not vary from year to year and from place to place. Transgenderism is now acknowledged in most countries (although far from all), while sexual minorities such as fetishists and {{BDSM}} UsefulNotes/{{BDSM}} practitioners (active or otherwise) have started becoming an integral part of the movement in more and more countries. Of course, there is still a lot of tension in many places, with separate (and sometimes mutually hostile) subcultures such as StraightGay, CampGay, {{Crossdresser}}s, {{Transsexual}}s, fetishists, and others coming to blows about what should and shouldn't be included.
28th Oct '13 2:24:52 PM nlpnt
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->''"We're here, we're queer, get used to it!"''

->''"You do this every year, we ''are'' used to it!"''
-->--'''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]]'''

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->''"We're ->'''Marchers''': ''"We're here, we're queer, get used to it!"''

->''"You
it!"''
->'''Lisa''': ''"You
do this every year, we ''are'' used to it!"''
-->--'''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]]'''
-->--'''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons '''
29th Jun '13 2:21:11 PM MarkLungo
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However, parades that are not about gender and sexuality issues can count as subversions, inversions, RuleOfSymbolism or similar if they are portrayed as "a metaphorical gay pride parade". This can pop up in stories with [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything fantasy minorities]]. Claiming to be "openly heterosexual" or "openly white", arranging a parade for "Heterosexual Pride" or "Aryan Pride", is usually meant as an inversion/parody (either by the characters doing it, or by the author). Expect to hear people rant that these things should seriously exist, CompletelyMissingThePoint of why pride parades happen in the first place.

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However, parades that are not about gender and sexuality issues can count as subversions, inversions, RuleOfSymbolism or similar if they are portrayed as "a metaphorical gay pride parade". This can pop up in stories with [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything fantasy minorities]]. Claiming to be "openly heterosexual" or "openly white", arranging a parade for "Heterosexual Pride" or "Aryan Pride", is usually meant as an inversion/parody (either by the characters doing it, or by the author). Expect to hear people rant that these things should seriously exist, CompletelyMissingThePoint of why pride parades happen in the first place.place.
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29th Jun '13 2:20:42 PM MarkLungo
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27th Aug '12 3:11:24 PM MarkLungo
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"We're here, we're queer, get used to it!"

"You do this every year, we are used to it!"
->- '''[[TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]]'''

LGBTQ[[hottip:*:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer.]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_parade Pride]] is an annual celebration of [[GenderAndSexualityTropes gender and sexual]] minorities. Held in many cities in many countries, the event's social status and inclusiveness vary wildly from place to place. For these parades in media, see PrideParade. Regarding RealLife:

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"We're ->''"We're here, we're queer, get used to it!"

"You
it!"''

->''"You
do this every year, we are ''are'' used to it!"
->- '''[[TheSimpsons
it!"''
-->--'''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons
Lisa Simpson]]'''

LGBTQ[[hottip:*:Lesbian, LGBTQ[[note]]Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer.]] [[/note]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_parade Pride]] is an annual celebration of [[GenderAndSexualityTropes gender and sexual]] minorities. Held in many cities in many countries, the event's social status and inclusiveness vary wildly from place to place. For these parades in media, see PrideParade. Regarding RealLife:
24th Aug '12 10:14:54 PM Haruspicus
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''"We're here, we're queer, get used to it!"''

-> ''You do this every year, we'' are ''used to it!''
-->- '''[[TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]]'''

to:

''"We're "We're here, we're queer, get used to it!"''

-> ''You
it!"

"You
do this every year, we'' we are ''used used to it!''
-->-
it!"
->-
'''[[TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]]'''
22nd Jul '12 4:46:06 PM VorpalAuroch
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!!Criticism from within
In some communities, usually those where LGBTQ are mostly accepted and the community at large is "used to it," portions of the LGBTQ community object, sometimes strenuously, to Pride. To some, Pride and the parades have become crass and commercial, used purely as a vehicle for advertising gay-owned businesses and no longer serving a real purpose. This tends to go along with a strong emphasis on the Stonewall origins and assertions of being "Social Justice Activists." Generally includes a feeling that some of racial minorities, out-of-stereotypically-attractive body types, and/or the disabled aren't sufficiently included.
7th Jul '12 6:10:28 PM hogfather22
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However, parades that are not about gender and sexuality issues can count as subversions, inversions, RuleOfSymbolism or similar if they are portrayed as "a metaphorical gay pride parade". This is can pop up in stories with [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything fantasy minorities]]. Claiming to be "openly heterosexual" or "openly white", arranging a parade for "Heterosexual Pride" or "Aryan Pride", is usually meant as an inversion/parody (either by the characters doing it, or by the author). Expect to hear people rant that these things should seriously exist, CompletelyMissingThePoint of why pride parades happen in the first place.

to:

However, parades that are not about gender and sexuality issues can count as subversions, inversions, RuleOfSymbolism or similar if they are portrayed as "a metaphorical gay pride parade". This is can pop up in stories with [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything fantasy minorities]]. Claiming to be "openly heterosexual" or "openly white", arranging a parade for "Heterosexual Pride" or "Aryan Pride", is usually meant as an inversion/parody (either by the characters doing it, or by the author). Expect to hear people rant that these things should seriously exist, CompletelyMissingThePoint of why pride parades happen in the first place.
12th Jun '12 4:51:23 AM SeptimusHeap
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Of course, what's actually included and what someone notices may be two very different things. A well-behaved group may be mistaken for mainstream gay or even heterosexual (or simply be overlooked), while the most extremely dressed person in the entire parade becomes the poster-child for how all LGBTQ people supposedly behave. Even if the parade is purposely family-friendly, don't be surprised if someone starts shouting "ThinkOfTheChildren!" To what extent, if any, the parade is [[{{Fanservice}} sexualized]] varies between different years and different places. The same parade can also get very different descriptions [[YourMileageMayVary depending on who's talking]].

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Of course, what's actually included and what someone notices may be two very different things. A well-behaved group may be mistaken for mainstream gay or even heterosexual (or simply be overlooked), while the most extremely dressed person in the entire parade becomes the poster-child for how all LGBTQ people supposedly behave. Even if the parade is purposely family-friendly, don't be surprised if someone starts shouting "ThinkOfTheChildren!" To what extent, if any, the parade is [[{{Fanservice}} sexualized]] varies between different years and different places. The same parade can also get very different descriptions [[YourMileageMayVary depending on who's talking]].
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