An Open Letter to Straight Brides Throwing Bachelorette Parties in Gay Bars

An Open Letter to Straight Brides Throwing Bachelorette Parties in Gay Bars

Writer Megan Jones is sick and tired of right ladies overtaking spaces that are queer

Megan Jones 25, 2018 october

Dear straight girls tossing their bachelorette parties in homosexual pubs,

Put straight down your vodka crans, remove those penis caps and pay attention. We have a straightforward demand you please keep? For you: “Can”

I am aware the manner in which you wound up right right right here. Right groups are demonic—dark, alcohol-soaked and overrun with dude-bros who doesn’t even have the ability to hear your response throughout the blaring music when you look at the extremely not likely occasion they also expected your consent to dancing. You literally could maybe maybe not spend us to party there (unless you happen to have an awesome million burning a gap in your pocket, in which particular case, please DM me instantly). During my misspent youth, I partied in right areas and experienced just just how brutal dance floors may be for ladies: The groping, undesired attention and non-consensual grinding is gross and violating and totally uncool.

Straight ladies deserve a spot to dance and commemorate freely—but homosexual pubs aren’t that space.

It really isn’t that there’s a no-straights permitted policy. However your team of woo-girls have a tendency to treat queer areas like a zoo. Just like you don’t desire to be pawed at while experiencing your oats to Tiesto, queer folks don’t want to be ogled at or grabbed either.

This might appear harsh, but hear me down: On any provided week-end, queer groups global are overrun with disrespectful folks that are straight. In July, for instance, a female into the Philippines asked a club owner whether she and her bachelorette celebration will be “safe” from HIV. Continue reading “An Open Letter to Straight Brides Throwing Bachelorette Parties in Gay Bars”