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Tag: gay pride


TACOMA: Focus on sex diminishes movement

The headline writers were much more attuned to the Out in the Park festivities Saturday, seemingly more so than the writer sent to cover it for The News Tribune (TNT, 7-13)

I don’t doubt that the writer saw what he reported about: “sex,” “hormones,” “loincloths,” “sweaty mass of bare skin.” It’s what all straight people see when they encounter a pride celebration. There’s nothing wrong with those things, but to lead the article with the report of the “Relax. It’s just sex” banner diminishes the entire gay rights movement to something that prizes sex above all else.

I wish

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TACOMA: Mayor should be held for treason

On the front page of the News Tribune Saturday was a picture of the Gay Pride Flag flying on top of the city hall building. Tacoma’s mayor was the one who led the countdown to raise it.

The only flag that should fly on top of any government building should be the American flag. What Mayor Marilyn Strickland did was an act of treason against the United States, and she should be arrested and tried for her her crime.

What other flag is she going to raise? She needs to be held accountable for her actions and apologize to

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