Pride on Parade

Over the weekend, the WGN superstation provided extensive and fawning coverage of Chicago’s annual gay pride parade. One of the participants they interviewed wore high heels, fishnet stockings, and fairy wings as part of his–that’s right, his–ensemble. The news team worked hard to tell us how normal and healthy all this pride was, but the pictures they broadcasted told a different story.

I have a couple of questions: (1) If the “gay lifestyle” is something to be proud of, why do homosexuals need a parade? (2) When was the last time you saw a straight pride parade?

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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