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For the members of the subreddit 'Are the Straights OK?' observing heterosexual people's behavior has become an anthropological exercise.

If you take even a quick scroll through its content, you realize that sexist, homophobic, transphobic, and other awful ideas still exist in modern communities.

"Is someone holding these poor souls hostage and forcing them to be together?" the moderators of the online group ask on its front page.

These posts serve as a poignant reminder of the ongoing need to tackle social prejudices.

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Ugh. Just, Ugh

Ugh. Just, Ugh

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Lyone Fein
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The first guy is totally wrong though. For most of history having a strong partner who could contribute to the work was crucial to the family's/tribe's survival.

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To put things into perspective, 7% of Americans are lesbian, gay, or bisexual, according to a Pew Research Center survey of 12,147 U.S. adults conducted in summer 2022.

More specifically, some 17% of adults younger than 30 identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, compared with 8% of those ages 30 to 49, 5% of those 50 to 64, and 2% of those 65 and older.

Similar shares of men and women identify with any of these terms, as do similar shares of adults across racial and ethnic groups.

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Subscribes To Her Onlyfans, Then Tries To Rat Her Out To Her Dad. I Have No Words

Subscribes To Her Onlyfans, Then Tries To Rat Her Out To Her Dad. I Have No Words

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Swimsuits

Swimsuits

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Jessica Cooney
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

WOW.... This is absolutely insane. I mean, what's wrong with saying one piece swimsuits only?

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Furthermore, around 1.6% of U.S. adults are transgender or nonbinary – that is, their gender differs from the sex they were assigned at birth.

While that sounds like a relatively small share of the population, more than four in ten U.S. adults (44%) say they personally know someone who is trans, and 20% know someone who is nonbinary.

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#6

What Is Wrong With People

What Is Wrong With People

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Bouche and Audi and Shyla, Oh My!
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wait until her daughter is old enough for video games, and finds out male characters get chainmail, and female characters get metal bikinis.

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#7

Matt Walsh Is A Controlling A**hole And 🖖 Jeffrey Combs 🖖 Is An Absolute Gem

Matt Walsh Is A Controlling A**hole And 🖖 Jeffrey Combs 🖖 Is An Absolute Gem

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#8

…where Do I Even Start?

…where Do I Even Start?

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AspieGirl88
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Omg, yes! I’ve seen this a few times in the past & it still cracks me up! 🤣

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As part of an ongoing effort to understand the lives and experiences of these communities, the Center for American Progress, in conjunction with the independent and nonpartisan research group NORC at the University of Chicago, conducted the 2022 installment of its survey of LGBTQ+ adults in the United States. The nationally representative survey revealed that:

  • More than 1 in 3 LGBTQ+ adults reported facing some kind of discrimination in the year prior to when they took the survey;
  • Half of LGBTQ+ adults reported experiencing some form of workplace discrimination or harassment during the same timeframe because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or intersex status;
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Cait Doesn't Get It, And Neither Do I Mate

Cait Doesn't Get It, And Neither Do I Mate

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#12

Just Let The Straights Have A Little Representation!!!

Just Let The Straights Have A Little Representation!!!

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Bols
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hahahhahahahahahaha xD I actually did have a good laugh on that one, needed that :D

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Credit To U/Camerata5

Credit To U/Camerata5

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Ael
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Guys, do you never check if you have something on your face or between your teeth?

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  • Nearly 3 in 10 LGBTQ+ adults reported experiencing some kind of housing discrimination or harassment in the same year because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or intersex status;
  • Nearly 4 in 5 LGBTQ+ adults reported they took at least one action to avoid experiencing discrimination based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or intersex status;
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Why Would Parents Be Ok With Their Kids Going On A Field Trip To A Bar?

Why Would Parents Be Ok With Their Kids Going On A Field Trip To A Bar?

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Guess Undheit
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The church is where those kids are likely to get sexually propositioned or sexually assaulted, not the restaurant.

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#16

This Sign Above A Children's Toilet

This Sign Above A Children's Toilet

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#17

This Does Not Seem Okay

This Does Not Seem Okay

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DforDory
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Don't judge if you don't know the details! You don't know whether this is an inside joke and where this originated from. It might be their fetish, what is important is that it works for both of them. Still it might be something wrong there, but it could also be all okay.

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  • More than 1 in 5 LGBTQ+ adults reported postponing or avoiding medical care during that year due to disrespect or discrimination by providers;
  • More than half of LGBTQI+ adults reported that “recent debates about state laws restricting the rights of LGBTQI+ people” moderately or significantly affected their mental health or made them feel less safe.
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#18

Nope, Definitely Not Ok, It's A Freaking Blanket!

Nope, Definitely Not Ok, It's A Freaking Blanket!

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#19

How Do You Even....what

How Do You Even....what

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Ripley
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Um, what does a lesbian look like? Is there like a secret decoder ring or something?

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From A Friend On Tumblr… Poor Guy

From A Friend On Tumblr… Poor Guy

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Victoria Pitt
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

people blurt out all the dumbass thoughts that pop into their heads thinking its cute and funny - not realize they are are being annoying and offputting.

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Texas

Texas

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JP Doyle
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And that same Texas School district has expelled a black boy for having long hair, even though he has it done up in tight, skull hugging braids.

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What's clear after going through these posts is that structural stigma, inequality, and discrimination may take numerous forms, and empathy is crucial in dismantling these barriers.

#22

Ah, Poor Babies…

Ah, Poor Babies…

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María Hermida
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1 month ago (edited) DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

People often confuse felling excluded and feeling uncomfortable. Of course there are idiot intolerants in every movement. I know some really intolerant feminists, and some really intolerant gay people, for example. But, in general, people say they feel "excluded" when they are uncomfortable because they are forced to analyse their own ideas and biases.

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#23

I Genuinely Find This Hilarious Especially Knowing The Original Creator Was Being 100% Serious

I Genuinely Find This Hilarious Especially Knowing The Original Creator Was Being 100% Serious

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"How Am I Supposed To Respect You When Ur Afraid To Show Ur Body?"

"How Am I Supposed To Respect You When Ur Afraid To Show Ur Body?"

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Ripley
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Schrodinger's workout gear - one dude will complain if you're wearing revealing gear, and this dude complains when you're not wearing revealing gear.

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#25

Hmmmm

Hmmmm

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1 month ago (edited) DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yes, because every gay man is attracted to every single man out there, just like lesbians are attracted to every single woman. /s

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#26

I Don’t Think They Are

I Don’t Think They Are

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Bouche and Audi and Shyla, Oh My!
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm female and neither wear a bracelet nor eat stew. I do wear one of my Dad's rings that Mom gave me after he died. As far as I know, he neither ate bracelets nor wore stew, either.

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#27

Ah Yes Feminism, The Biggest Evil Plaguing Society 🙄

Ah Yes Feminism, The Biggest Evil Plaguing Society 🙄

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Ripley
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They could be handed out at the school canteen, like cartons of milk.

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#28

“Breastfeeding Your Daughters Is Wrong As It Provokes Lesbian Attraction”

“Breastfeeding Your Daughters Is Wrong As It Provokes Lesbian Attraction”

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Found On An Article🤷

Found On An Article🤷

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#33

Oh No

Oh No

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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

First they came for the Trans Community and I spoke out immediately even though I'm straight and cis because I've read the rest of that F***ing poem

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They Will Do Anything To Excuse Sa

They Will Do Anything To Excuse Sa

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#35

Welcome To Today’s Episode Of “What Inanimate Object Are Women Being Compared To Today?”

Welcome To Today’s Episode Of “What Inanimate Object Are Women Being Compared To Today?”

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Look Out It's Raining Queer Again! Shelter!

Look Out It's Raining Queer Again! Shelter!

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#38

Yes Because Those Are Totally The Same

Yes Because Those Are Totally The Same

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#43

I Am Deeply Concerned For Their Future Children

I Am Deeply Concerned For Their Future Children

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ManBlob
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Okay, so what if, say one son, comes out as trans at the age of 15? You throw them to the streets? Top parenting right there.

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#44

Ah Yes, How Can We Forget, The Least Okay Straight Of Them All

Ah Yes, How Can We Forget, The Least Okay Straight Of Them All

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María Hermida
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1 month ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'd say for some people heterosexual pride day is every day. They are annoying enough every single day of the year.

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My Experience On This Subreddit So Far

My Experience On This Subreddit So Far

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