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If gay couples had the same rights as straight couples...

do you think there would be as many gay pride parades?

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lovinangels

Asked by lovinangels at 1:33 PM on Oct. 9, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Yes.
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 1:34 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • I dunno-but if we had a straight pride parade we would be accused of discrimination...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:36 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • No - groups demonstrate in order to gain rights. The women's movement had women demonstrating to attain the right to vote. The civil right's movement had minorities demonstrating to attain rights. If all people - ALL PEOPLE- were granted equal rights (which is what they should already have per our own constitution), there would be no need to demonstrate.
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 1:37 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • No. The purpose of gay pride parades is probably awareness, though I personally think they are going about it the wrong way. You might still see some of the really obnoxious parades just because people seem to enjoy making fools of themselves. But the purpose of the parades would be kind of a moot point, wouldn't it?
    anime_mom619

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 1:38 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • No there wouldn't, there would be no need to show support....
    older

    Answer by older at 1:38 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • *eye roll* yeah...cause straight people are an oppressed minority so in need of pride parades to solidify the community. And people are only accused of discrimination when they exclude others. I guess in your straight pride parades only straight people are allowed to go.

    If homosexuals were treated like the rest of society, I think, over time, they would feel a lesser need to organize their community. Pride parades are as much about awareness and activisim as they are a celebration of culture.
    Jenny-talia

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 1:39 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • No I don't think there would be as many. I'm sure there would still be some but they would be more focused on helping those who might feel uncomfortable in their own skin, come out. I personally have no problems with homosexuals and think that they should have the same rights as straight people. I believe people are born gay and if thats the case, how can you condem someone for something they didn't choose? Oh and I am a conservative BTW. Just so you know, we are not ALL against gay rights.
    Ash9724

    Answer by Ash9724 at 1:56 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • No. If they had the same legal rights as straight couples. They would be spending their money on divoces and child support like every other couple.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 1:56 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • There really wouldn't be the need for them, other than gays still being treated badly and targeted by the churches, I guess.....
    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 2:13 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • all u have very good opining on this subject but the answer cant be find in less u were gay that would be the only way i guess .
    Tabby505

    Answer by Tabby505 at 2:49 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

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