Weird Pride Day

Many people need desperately to receive this message: ‘I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.’
- Kurt Vonnegut, Timequake

Weird Pride flag, designed in collaboration with Autistamatic

Why should people be proud of weirdness?

As with any ‘pride’ event, the issue is really with refusal to be ashamed —which is the opposite of pride — rather than necessarily being actively proud.

What should we do about it?

  • Stories
  • Reflections
  • Calls to action
  • How to be weird safely

How to be weird safely

Having said all this about the joys of weird pride, I think it is important to also acknowledge some risks.

Be safe, be kind, be weird.

Share your Weird Pride Day posts with the hashtag #WeirdPride and/or #WeirdPrideDay, and on the Facebook event if you use that site. I’ll post content below.

Weird Pride Day posts:

Links for reference:

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