A grassroots social media campaign by gay and LGBTQ people and allies to reclaim the hashtag #ProudBoys from the white supremacist group is working, as Twitter was flooded on Sunday with photos of gay couples kissing, rainbow flags, and drag queens.
siehe auch: The “Proud Boys” Hashtag Has Been Taken Over By Gay Love. People decided to reclaim the tag after Trump told the extremist group to “stand by” at the first presidential debate. If you search for “Proud Boys” on Twitter, you won’t get what you’re expecting, and you will absolutely be delighted. After Donald Trump’s reference to the extremist group at the first presidential debate, people have taken over the #ProudBoys hashtag with photos of gay men celebrating their lives and their love. The goal of the movement is to take back the hashtag from the Proud Boys, a far-right men’s organization with a history of violence. Founded by Gavin McInnes, the group describes itself as “western chauvinists” and the FBI considers the group to be an extremist organization with ties to white supremacy.