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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-05-11 10:14 AM
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Sao Paulo City Council Approves 'Heterosexual Pride Day'
Sao Paulo City Council Approves 'Heterosexual Pride Day'

With around 3 million participants, Sao Paulo's gay-pride parade is one of the biggest in the world. Maybe someone was feeling left out.

The council of the Brazilian city has approved legislation to establish Heterosexual Pride Day on the third Sunday of December each year. It still needs to be signed by Mayor Gilberto Kassab to become law, and he has said that he is studying the bill.


The legislation's author, councilman Carlos Apolinario, said Heterosexual Pride Day is "not anti-gay but a protest against the privileges the gay community enjoys." One of these privileges, he said, is their right to hold a parade down Paulista Avenue while the March for Jesus, another large-scale walk, is barred from using the main thoroughfare.

But he also said his push for the event is not really about parades he doesn't want one for Heterosexual Pride Day but is to "raise awareness and encourage the public to safeguard the morals and good customs."


Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/08/05/sao-paulo-city-coun...
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ProgressiveProfessor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-05-11 10:21 AM
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1. Not a bad thing IMO...gives the bigots one less thing to whine about
Also do not think it will amount to much
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