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If you haven't heard, Boston is getting a "straight pride" parade that literally nobody asked for.

The internet has already gone pretty ham on it, but now our favorite Avenger is joining in the mix.


Chris Evans—Captain America himself who is already a major Donald Trump roaster on Twitter—posted a tweet all but eviscerating organizer Mark Sahady and the "straight pride" parade:

Evans, whose brother Scott is openly gay, has long been an advocate for LGBTQ rights.

Other critics of the event have been impressed with Evans' roast:






Evans then quoted author James Fell's assessment of the situation.

"I'm straight. I like being straight."
"A big reason why I like being straight is that I've never once experienced bigotry for my sexuality. I didn't have to fight for my right to marry the person of my choosing."
"I didn't have to concern myself with being beaten or killed because others didn't accept who I wanted to sleep with. I didn't have to stay closeted out of fear, or worry about the reaction of my family, friends, or colleagues by coming out."
"I never got called a slur for being straight. No one told me I'm going to burn in hell for being straight."
"There aren't any programs where I could be sent to be tortured to into no longer being straight. There aren't any countries where you can be put to death for simply being straight."

Fell's concluded his statement on the "Straight Pride" parade by stating:

"There is nothing I ever had to fight for, or struggle against, because I'm straight. And therefore, there isn't any reason to take pride in it."
"Grateful for the privileges I get? Sure. But pride? I don't see it."
"What I do see is that this parade is misnamed. It's not a 'Straight Pride Parade'."
"It should be called a 'I'm a homophobic piece of sh*t' parade."

Pride became a tradition following the Stonewall Riots in 1969. Stonewall is largely considered the first Pride.

With the 50th anniversary of Stonewall coming up, this hits gay people in a particularly insulting way--these marches have been around for such a small fragment of human history, and already, straight people are mocking it.






Here is the original Facebook post about the "straight pride" parade:

Plenty of others, celebrities and the less than famous, have joined in the roasting train.








But we need to remember that this is another move by a radical far-right hate group with ties to a fascist idea of the future of the United States.

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