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The best thing just happened to the upcoming Boston “Straight Pride” Parade (second to this dumbassevent being cancelled): It’s been turned into a cosplay contest!

The organization hosting the August 31 event, “Super Happy Fun America,” announced on Tuesday that they’re introducing a “cosplay contest,” encouraging its Very Straight Yet “Not Anti-LGTBQ” attendees to “promote fun and tolerance” by coming to the parade dressed as their favorite characters from media such as video games and anime.

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Attendees also have the choice of dressing up as an “original character,” which no doubt means there will be plenty of assholes showing up as a Trumpian version of Captain America, or, I don’t know, this.

Costumed attendees will compete for a $100 gift card prize, with a $200 gift card “for the best straight-couple cosplay,” according to the organizers.

In more exciting news, the city of Modesto, CA, denied a permit for the city’s proposed straight pride parade last week. Last month, one of that event’s organizers accidentally called themselves a “totally peaceful racist group” during a City Council meeting on the matter.