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Taking Pride

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People participate in the Pride parade for Tokyo Rainbow Pride event, celebrating advances in LGBTQ+ rights and calling for marriage equality, in Tokyo on Sunday.

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LGB movement should separate themselves from the others especially the Ts. Narcissists who want to impose and force their worldview on others. Shame Japan is being so soft on this movement.

2 ( +17 / -15 )

I used to participate in the parade and was happy to wear the colors. Nowadays, I hate that flag and not a fan of the alphabet soup, since they now want to have more rights than anyone else. Times like defending cheaters like Lia Thomas and others in different sports, taking away women's rights with their multiple genders fantasies, promoting gender dysphoria among kids not teens yet and confusing them for life, trying forcing wrong grammar when most people are against it (Latinx, for example), etc.

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It was so crowded! Which was great, but maybe too crowded. One thing that surprized me was that so many people brought children. I've never seen to many kids at this event or ones like it. Anyway, we had a great time!

-1 ( +13 / -14 )

Looks like a lot of fun with a purpose.

-3 ( +6 / -9 )

These people have always been around, it's just that now they don't have to hide from the holy Joe's or the judgement police. All they want are their rights, not more rights than anyone else.

And the parade does in fact look fun. If you've ever been to the Do-Da Parade in Pasadena (pre-Rose Bowl Parade), you don't know what you're missing. The choice of colors are nice, too. Fun people.

2 ( +9 / -7 )

My father visited me in San Francisco back in the day and we happened to go sightseeing in the midst of the largest lgba parade I have ever seen. My father and I were quite surprised and entertained with the costumes and dancing and so on. Unfortunately San Francisco has lost a lot of its charm after big internet companies came and the city is largely gentrified.

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they now want to have more rights than anyone else

Name one right they demand that others do not already have.

One.

7 ( +12 / -5 )

Good luck to LGBT in any struggles they face.

I dunno about events like this because while it plays on the geniune grassroots of the gay movement, Stonewall etc., all I can see in 2024 is lots of corporate sponsorship. Google and the like are not there to make the world a better place, for gays or for any other minority. The politicians we have keeping us in the mess we are in are selected for us by corporations. Look at them all lining up for their bit of pinkwashing.

https://tokyorainbowpride.com/english/booth/

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Name one right they demand that others do not already have.

One.

Heather Swanson. There you go. Have fun chasing down that rabbit down the hole.

-5 ( +4 / -9 )

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Name one right we don't have???? We can't get MARRIED!!!

-3 ( +6 / -9 )

gokai_wo_manekuToday  03:18 pm JST

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Name one right we don't have???? We can't get MARRIED!!!

You got the wrong end of the proverbial ... have another look. He was talking about rights beyond what anyone else.

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I do not agree with the vulgarity and the lack of common sense sometimes seen in these parades. 2. I do not like at all the way the sexual MINORITIES are promoted on the western culture. 3. I think is unacceptable the impact this aggressive push for the abnormal sex have on the children's and youngsters education.

That being said I have nothing against gay couples and I support them having the same rights in front of the law as normal couples. I also I have nothing against sexual minorities and I do not treat different the people with a different sexual orientation. But I am disgusted by the vulgar people no matter if they are gay or straight.

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[Name one right they demand that others do not already have.]

Heather Swanson. There you go.

And now you probably believe that was an actual answer.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

The gender confused (LGBT…), as Japanese, should have the very same rights and protections every other Japanese has, and they do. The law affords them all of the same protections as every other Japanese has.

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

Listening to the last bellows of the dinosaurs across the swamps is a bit sad.

They know the game is up.

Now it’s just sulking.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

The gender confused (LGBT…)

You don't even know what three of those four letters stand for and call others "confused"?

4 ( +5 / -1 )

The gender confused (LGBT…), as Japanese, should have the very same rights and protections every other Japanese has, and they do.

No, they don’t.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

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