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ACTIVISM GONE WRONG! - STOP BOYCOTTING PEOPLE OF YOUR OWN

According to Wikipedia an LGBTI prideis the positive stance against discrimination and violence towardlesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)people to promote theirself-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as asocial group, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity andgender variance. Pride, as opposed to shame andsocial stigma, is the predominant outlook that bolsters mostLGBT rightsmovements throughout the world. Pride has lent its name to LGBT-themed organizations, institutes, foundations, book titles, periodicals and even acable TV stationand thePride Library and it goes on... 

I remember when I first attended my first Pride in Cape Town in March 2011 with a group from Durban Lesbian & Gay Centre, it was amazing! I had so much fun! 
In October 2012 I attended my first JoBurg Pride in Zoo Lake (now known as Johannesburg Pride hosted in Sandton). I remember on this day I met so many people who you could not tell their background, status and…