California city denies Straight Pride rally permit for guy who said ‘We’re a totally peaceful racist group’

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MODESTO, Calif. (AP) | A Northern California city has denied a request to hold a so-called Straight Pride rally at a park.

Modesto city officials denied an application Aug. 9 by the National Straight Pride Coalition for an Aug. 24 event at Graceada Park.

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Gay son of Straight Pride rally organizer in California working to cancel event

By : Mariah Cooper of The Washington Blade, Courtesy of the National LGBT Media Association
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Matthew Mason, the openly gay son of a woman organizing a Straight Pride event in Modesto, California, is working to have the event canceled.

The Straight Pride event is scheduled for Aug. 24 at Graceada Park’s Mancini Bowl.

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06.13.19 Central Florida Bureau Chief’s Desk

By : Jeremy Williams
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It was the late 1980s and I was hanging around the house with my brother and our friends. My brother and I are only 11 months apart so we shared everything—clothes, friends, a bedroom—I basically had nothing of my own until I was into my 20s.

We were all in the family room watching TV. The movie “Teen Wolf” was on. For those unfamiliar,“Teen Wolf” is a 1985 film where heartthrob Michael J. Fox turns into a werewolf and plays basketball really well. The movie is very 80s, right down to the nonchalant use of the word “fag.”

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Group pushing Boston ‘straight pride’ parade sparks backlash

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BOSTON (AP) | An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade.

Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled for June 8.

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