A political revolution is long overdue, and it is fast approaching; the overwhelming support for Bernie Sanders proved that. However, throwing away your vote as a form of protest will do nothing to help the revolution, and might just help the antithesis of the progressive movement become President of the United States.
Anti-gay attitudes in British colonial administrators, combined with the great power they had over provinces or territories in the colonies they ruled, created somewhat of a trickle-down phenomenon of the ‘transmission’ of such prejudices.
“We presume to know more about the feminist movement than women-identifying individuals who are actually at the front of the movement. Significantly more insidiously, we may proceed to criticise many aspects of the feminist struggle through our own lenses. Much of this criticism stems from the very concept feminism strives to eliminate: male privilege.”
Pride is unable to address the intersectionality of oppressed identities, and fails its purpose of truly celebrating diversity and uniqueness.