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The straight pride flag transcends all satire, it might be the greatest self-own in a generation

“Sooo, you think heteronormativity is a prison?”

“No, why do you ask?”

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If I had made this flag as a satire, people would say I was being mean to straight people

That’s how bad it is, and why I can’t stop laughing

@RobinHood
Wait if this is straight pride flag, why is male symbol under an angle?

@Deiru @RobinHood
Check my reply to the original post. I answered your question there, among other things...

@Deiru @RobinHood The gender marker symbol for "male" usually is displayed at a 45° angle, isn't it? It's supposed to resemble a fallus.

@RobinHood First time I saw it, I damn near spewed my drink all over my phone. Like only a straight person could design that and be like, "yeah, this looks awesome and totally encapsulates the greatness of being cishet"

@RobinHood their announcement said that there would be floats

so are the floats... just cars

@vegetablegremlin
They're pushing each other in those car-shaped kid carts you see in grocery stores.
@RobinHood

@erosdiscordia @RobinHood i'm pretty sure if they had even one thing going for them they would have something better to do on an afternoon than March for Being Regular

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@RobinHood
this looks like the flag from a 1984 remake that's about straight people taking over the government

@RobinHood Nobody fucking needs this, especially straight people.
Weak.

@kmckaig @RobinHood The designers didn't hear me when I said the Black-And-White COOKIE should be our symbol. Bad wireless connection. :o

@RobinHood
Wow... So much to unpack here...

- The black-and-white to indicate there's no gray areas in sexuality (i.e. bi erasure)

- The male and female gender symbols interlocking to further the bi erasure as well as gay erasure in general

- The gender symbols laying missionary style because heaven forbid we have sex in a way they don't approve of

Did I miss anything?

@RobinHood
Wait, shit! Holy fuck! They messed up the angle of the male symbol! The way the two are angled, it's literally a guy sitting or standing on top of a woman as she lays down!

@RobinHood
Also, I just wanna add that as someone else mentioned, the fact that this resembles prison stripes is extremely fitting for the type of people that would support this flag. i.e. people who support the criminalization of others' existence and should as a result be arrested and put in prison (stripes included) for crimes against humanity.

@KitsuneAlicia @RobinHood

I just find the terror of colors to be hilarious in and of itself. I'm gonna redo this in purple and orange with gold borders: a *Clerks II*-style reclamation project.

@KitsuneAlicia
Feels like the black and white is erasing gnc people. "only two genders" etc
@RobinHood

@operand
Very possible. I just stuck within the scope of sexuality for my analysis, but it's likely they're also attacking trans and GNC people too.
@RobinHood

@operand
That is likely what it's about, consciously or subconsciously.

The assertion that you can't consider yourself straight unless you also conform to an oppositionally-obsessed gender binary yourself.
@KitsuneAlicia @RobinHood

"straight pride" flag, sexism 

@KitsuneAlicia @RobinHood that you can barely make out the li’l gender symbols. Your whole identity as a man or woman is subjective to whether you’re fucking in the state approved fashion. The only thing they left out is “you must use your strictly binary power to make babby.”

@KitsuneAlicia @RobinHood I thought the black-and-white was because that's what prisoner jumpsuits in old cartoons look like

@RobinHood
Those who never even try to move will never notice their chains

@RobinHood weren't black and white stripes meant to be a signifier of Delinquency

@RobinHood
I mean, I love black and white. But this fails every design point, except maybe the "being rectangular" bit!

@erosdiscordia yeah that's a seriously sad piece of design fail. Almost as bad as the cereal packet designs the village idiot who somehow became our last Prime Minister wanted the citizenry to choose between for the new #NZ flag. #LazerKiwi FTW! @RobinHood

@RobinHood it's good, it suggests a prison, it's actually really woke.

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