Oh yes! St. Patrick’s Day and Halloween sometimes end up being kind of straight-person Pride Parades/festivals of sorts too I think, similar to Mardis Gras.

And yes, internalized prejudice does so much harm, to ourselves and our peers! It’s totally fine and good to have some queer spaces and events that are deliberately and intentionally all-ages of course, but acting like any acknowledgement of sex and sexuality is wrong helps no one.

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