He said his column “That’s Life” in the Dixon Independent Voice on friday was “tongue in cheek. Ted Hickman, the vice mayor of Dixon, California (23 miles southwest of Sacramento), Declared July 1, was the start of Straight Pride Month.
In his column he writes “ We are different from them. We work, have families, (and babes we make) enjoy the love the company (and marriage) of the opposite sex and don’t flaunt our differences dressing up like faries and prancing by the thousands in a parade”
The Vice Mayor defended his column after several readers in this small city of twenty thousand. called the piece homophobic. He said his piece had nothing to do with his position and thin skinned people took offence to his column.
His position they. (LGBTQ) have their pride month why can’t we have ours?
This is not really legally anti anything; instead its a pro family ; and proud to be a straight American, and me expressing a private opinion, so there!
Last month, he wrote. ” I’m proud to be a heterosexual, monogamous, married to the opposite sex, straight individual that knows what goes where and why. AND that he has lesbian tendencies.