Far-Right Groups Embrace Straight Pride Parades to Win Recruits, Media Attention

Far-right groups looking to put a friendlier face on their politics are increasingly organizing so-called Straight Pride Parades in an attempt to both garner media attention and new recruits. The Straight Pride trend goals arent so innocentits lead organizer has been involved in far-right group Resist Marxism, and praised a Chilean dictator for executing liberals. Rather than representing any sort of straight pride, the Boston Straight Pride parade turned out to be just another attempt at right-wing trolling. Now another set of far-right activists thousands of miles away are trying the same tactic. An explicitly anti-gay group calling itself the National Straight Pride Coalition announced plans this week for a Straight Pride Parade in Modesto, CA on August 24 to …