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#HeterosexualPrideDay Sparks Outrage - and Humor - on Twitter

by Alamin Yohannes /
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Did you know about Heterosexual Pride Day? Neither did we - until this morning, when Twitter was set ablaze with a mix of outrage and humor over the trending #HeterosexualPrideDay hashtag.

While many of the tweets dismissed the need for such a day - especially during LGBTQ Pride Month - other tweets simply expressed support of for all love - gay, straight and everything in between.

Here are just a handful of tweets that are part of the social media conversation:

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