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Here's a 2-minute movie about a gay scooter gang that'll rev up your heart.

This is no ordinary biker club. Technically, they're not one at all — they ride scooters!

Here's a 2-minute movie about a gay scooter gang that'll rev up your heart.
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When I think of motor bike clubs, something more like "Sons of Anarchy" comes to mind.

But here's a club you probably haven't heard of.

They burn rubber on scooters (not choppers), but they're still total bad-asses ... in their own right.



Meet SQREAM.

The club started with a group of people who, as scooter-loving gays, gravitated toward each other at biker rallies around the country. Then in 2004, they decided to make a whole thing of it, and SQREAM was born!


SQREAM = Scooter Queers Riding Everywhere And More

Keep in mind that the LGBT rights movement has come a long way since SQREAM took their first ride. In the early 90s, their founders faced an outright denial of their constitutional rights by a state ballot initiative.

Under the law, a gay person couldn't even get a library card! Thankfully, the law was overturned (multiple times) by people who actually know the constitution.

Members of SQREAM know their work is not done.

So they've been riding year-after-year for over a decade for something we all want: EQUALITY.

"I think we all fight every single day to see the positive changes because there's a lot of people that have gone before us not having these rights."

It doesn't take much to see how just their cause really is.

Here's the key: See them as human beings. Easy, right? It's even in their charter:


Sound familiar?

And given the progress that's been made over just the last decade, I'd say every mile has been worth it.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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