Straight Pride and Other Bullshit

Reflections on the absurdity of privileged rage

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Forget for a moment that the group behind Boston’s proposed “straight pride” parade — slated for August — is populated by known bigots.

And for now, let us set aside the fact that the group emerged from another organization founded by a violent right-wing activist, currently facing felony assault…

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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Tim Wise

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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