Queer people are sharing what they think it means to be straight and it's hilarious

Sirena Bergman@SirenaBergman
Friday 24 January 2020 14:45
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What even is "straight culture"?

Not as in the entirety of the cultural output throughout history has been mostly dominated by and created for straight people because, yes, of course, but ... what does it actually mean to be straight? Does it mean anything, or is it just a default identity punctuated by different shades of beige carpets and gender reveal parties?

One Twitter user set out to solve this conundrum.

Singer Jack Remington pondered, perfectly reasonably, that it probably heavily featured Coldplay...

...as well as Slug & Lettuce, which in case you didn't know is a chain of sort of gastro-cocktail-bar establishments popular with no one we've ever met. But people had their own ideas along similar lines:

He also mentioned missionary (obviously), to which the best response was definitely:

And that wasn't the only misinterpretation:

Some pointed out that straight people weirdly never seem to be in a rush.

And in the "literally WHO would DO that???!!!" category:

Undoubtedly though, the best response is the one which in two words explained queer culture to a straight person who had taken a wrong turning:

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