‘Straight pride’ parade draws marchers, protesters

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BOSTON (AP) | A “straight pride” parade and counter-demonstration went off in Boston Aug. 31 without any major conflicts reported between the two groups.

An organization calling itself Super Happy Fun America announced the parade as Boston celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month earlier this summer, saying it believes straight people are an oppressed majority.

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Netflix threatens Straight Pride Parade organizers with legal action over logo

By : Mariah Cooper OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Netflix has threatened Super Happy Fun America, the organizers of the Straight Pride Parade, with legal action for listing the streaming platform as a “prospective sponsor” of the event.

John Hugo, Mark Sahady and Samson Racioppi are working on having the Straight Pride Parade, an effort to “seek full straight equality,” in Boston on Aug. 31. The City of Boston has granted permission for the event, which will include vehicles and floats, to take place. Openly gay alt-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is on board as the parade’s grand marshal.

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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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