**German YouTubers launch #stolzmonat, a Patriotic Pride Month, sparking a global online movement for national pride. The campaign uses rainbow-striped national flags as a symbol, and far-reaching support grows!**
As Pride Month began, German YouTubers Shlomo Finkelstein, IdiotWatch, and Miro climbed the Twitter charts with #stolzmonat, a Patriotic Pride Month featuring rainbow-striped national flags. Their “Pride Flag generator” now includes flags from the US, UK, Ireland, and more! Patriotic pride, once suppressed in Germany, is now thriving.
While modern-day Germans have stoically avoided flaunting patriotism, a group of young meme lords and social media enthusiasts decided to challenge this austerity, uniting supporters under the hashtag #stolzmonat. Twitter users worldwide, including Ireland, Scotland, and Texas, quickly followed suit, showing their national pride by using the rainbow version of their respective flags.
As the European-wide Twitter movement continues to gain momentum, even more media outlets have gotten involved. Callum from the “Podcast of the Lotus Eaters” added his voice, while Sargon of Akkad’s “Lotus Eaters” featured #stolzmonat on their YouTube channel, drawing considerable attention to the campaign.
Despite left-wing media condemning #stolzmonat as anti-LGBTQ, German conservative gay activist David Berger insists it is more inclusive than the “Progressive” pride month. Patriots worldwide are standing together, celebrating their nations