GRAND PLAINS, NE—A tight-knit rural Midwestern farming community commemorated the demonization of homosexuality Sunday with its annual Gay Shame Parade, a three-decade-old tradition that has become a cornerstone of the town's cultural identity.
"Every year, the whole town turns out to enjoy Nebraska's famous summer sunshine, sample foods, browse the craft bazaar, and shame homosexuals for their repulsive, decadent behavior," said Frank Mitchell, mayor of Grand Plains, NE and parade marshal. "This year was our biggest turnout yet. Everybody had so much fun ostracizing the gays." Read More
Shuck and Jive
Friday, August 10, 2007
Gay Shame Parade
Thanks to Decently and In Order for this from the Onion, Small Town Holds Annual Gay Shame Parade.
Posted by John Shuck at 8/10/2007 01:14:00 PM