"White pride" and "straight pride" are pointless precisely because nobody gives a fuck if you’re proud of them. I AM proud of my heritage — nearly 100% German-American, and a ton of family history there. I AM proud of my relationship, my heterosexual, long-term relationship.
Nobody is fighting me on those things. Nobody is trying to marginalize, diminish or take away those things. And in human history, nobody ever has. LGBT people cannot say the same. Black people cannot say the same. And THAT’S why those “pride” movements matter; it’s fighting back against oppression. And if you can’t see the difference…”