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Boston Heteros Are Calling For A Straight Pride Parade And Twitter Is Not Having It

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Cis hetero white men run the world and are still unsatisified. Evidence: In Boston, a group is calling for a “straight pride” march to celebrate, well, being hetero.

According to the group, Super Happy Fun America, it’s hard to lead a straight life. They haven’t noted any workplace or housing discrimination. No one in the clique has reported cases of being thrown out of homes or disowned by families. They haven’t referenced any hate crimes or police violence. There haven’t even been mentions of feeling confused or depressed by their sexual orientation. Yet, they still believe they’re being prosecuted by society for being attracted to people of their opposite gender.

“Straight people are an oppressed majority. We will fight for the right of straights everywhere to express pride in themselves without fear of judgement and hate,” John Hugo, one of three men behind Super Happy Fun America, said.

BBC reports that Hugo was the Republican candidate for Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District in the 2018 mid-term election. His fellow organizer, Mark Sahady, also held a Resist Marxism rally that same year.

As ludicrous as their calls are, the fellas aren’t joking. The group, which has a website with the slogan “it’s great to be straight,” has applied to the city government to hold their ‘”straight pride” march in August, though approval for the nonsensical event is still pending.

While it remains unclear if  Super Happy Fun America will get their rally, Mayor Marty Walsh reminded his city of the mission behind its pride parade.

“Every year Boston hosts our annual Pride Week, where our city comes together to celebrate the diversity, strength and acceptance of our LGBTQ community,” he told BBC in a statement. “This is a special week that represents Boston’s values of love and inclusion, which are unwavering. I encourage everyone to join us in celebration this Saturday for the Pride Parade and in the fight for progress and equality for all.”

Online, people have chosen a less PC route to respond to Super Happy Fun America.

Many have responded with sarcasm and humor:

Some with brutal honesty:

Even AOC chimed in:

Should the City of Boston approve the permit for the event, the march would be held on Aug. 31.  Meanwhile, Boston Pride’s parade, the one that remembers the actual violence the LGBTQ community has historically experienced and continues to face today and celebrates the beauty, joy, power, brilliance, talent and resilience of queer folk, will be held Saturday, June 8.

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Moms Are Standing Behind This Latina Who Went Viral On Twitter For Showing How Cute Motherhood Can Be Sometimes

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Moms Are Standing Behind This Latina Who Went Viral On Twitter For Showing How Cute Motherhood Can Be Sometimes

Those of us who have kids know that motherhood isn’t all tea parties and soccer practice. It also takes an immense amount of work that involves blood, sweat, tears, and occasionally… puke. In other words, it’s a dirty job, but as our moms would say somebody’s got to do it. But as many moms know, once you have a baby, things that used to gross you out before (i.e. icky bodily fluids) become a part of daily life and maybe even…cute?

No one knows this reality better than Texas-based Latina Desirae Robles who went viral when she shared a relate-able AF photo of herself covered in baby vomit.

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According to the Texas-based Robles, she was playing with her daughter Addelina, and before she knew it, “all [she] saw was the puke coming to [her] face”. Instead of rushing to clean herself up as soon as possible, Robles saw the mess as a perfect opportunity for a photo-op.

She quickly snapped a picture of her puke-covered face and sent it off to her boyfriend.

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Naturally, her boyfriend found the entire situation hilarious and was particularly amused that she was “calm enough to take a photo” of the incident. As for Robles, she insisted that being covered in baby puke “didn’t bother” her. “She’s my daughter,” she explained.

For the most part, other Latina moms on Twitter knew exactly what she was talking about:

It seems that when you become a mom, your gag-threshold becomes 10x higher.

Some moms even seem happy about always smelling like baby vomit:

We wish we had such a sunny outlook on having to shower every 20 minutes.

Some moms, however, made it known that there’s only so much degradation they can take before they snap:

We can’t help but agree with this one.

It’s situations like these that make us so incredibly grateful for our mothers. It’s just one of the many constant reminders of all the sacrifices they made to raise us into the people we are today!

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