Pride posters slated for focusing on straight people

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Posters promoting London’s Pride Festival have been heavily criticised for using “gay” in a pejorative sense and for “ignoring” sections of the LGBTQ+ community. Some people also found the posters too focused on straight people. 

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The series posters (by the organisaton Pride in London) are supposed to promote the capital’s Pride Festival, which takes place between 24 June and 9 July. 

The images feature “messages of love” from LGBTQ people, in addition to quotes from straight allies. “I’m a straight man with gay pride,” read one of the posters. “My sister is gay, I’m straight, together we’re g-raight,” read another. One read: “My gay friends make me more attractive by association.”  Read more…

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