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Old 06-14-2019, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by PatK View Post
Disco Demolition was a huge moment in pop culture history. It's been cited as one of the reasons for the death of disco.


It's not homophobic, or racist in any way. If anything, it was protesting the fact that the whole disco scene wasn't inclusive- you had to dress a certain way, have a certain look, listen to the music, and have an ability to dance. And just like any flavor of the week, it was rammed down people's throats.


The Disco Sucks movement was a backlash against a non-inclusive scene that many people didn't fit into. There's some irony in the fact that it's being protested for being non-inclusive.


It also is reinforcing the fact that we are living in a time where people look to be victimized by anything they can think of.


I guarantee that those protesting know nothing of the history of it, or Steve Dahl's motivations behind it. It wasn't anti-gay or racist.


Social media is going to be the downfall of society. If the Sox cancel this promotion, I'm done with them.
His parody song supports what you're saying. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LAApU-QHfI