The straight edge lifestyle means: no alcohol, no narcotics, no smoking, and no promiscuous sex. Some straight edge individuals also choose to become vegetarian or vegan. The straight edge lifestyle is meant to liberate the mind and body of an individual from chemical substances so he or she will become more focused and clear-minded. Straight edge is about freedom from addiction and demonstrating to the rest of the world that drugs and alcohol are not necessary to living a happy lifestyle. Straight Edge Subcultures Society.
Straight edge (sometimes abbreviated sXe or signified XXX or X ) is a subculture of hardcore punk whose adherents refrain from using alcohol, tobacco and other recreational drugs, in reaction to the excesses of punk subculture. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Straight edge is a subculture of hardcore punk whose adherents refrain from using alcohol, tobacco and other recreational drugs, in reaction to the excesses of punk subculture. For some, this extends to refraining from engaging in promiscuous sex, following a vegetarian or vegan diet or not using caffeine or prescription drugs. The term straight edge was adopted from the 1981 song "Straight Edge" by the hardcore punk band Minor Threat.
- Straight edge Category
- National Edge Day - Edge Day is an official holiday founded by people who live straight edge lifestyles. The occasion has been celebrated annually on October 17 since 1999. The inaugural event, originally called Edge Fest, was held in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Teetotalism - Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages. A person who practices teetotalism is called a teetotaler or is simply said to be teetotal. The teetotalism movement was first started in Preston, England, in the early 19th century.
- Temperance movement - The Temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
- Youth movements
- Hardcore punk
- Hardcore punk genres
- Temperance movement
- Musical subcultures
- Online Need for Retaliation X Straight-Edge X www
Online community described as a mostly youth movement. for Retaliation X Straight-Edge X. Images, definition, lyrics, membership, and links to member pages. Need for Retaliation X Straight-Edge X.
- To Yahoo Groups: sXe www
To get together and discuss living the sXe lifestyle. Yahoo Groups: sXe.
- Run Vegan-Straightedge Mailing List www
Run by a Toronto writer. Mailing List. Postings remain entirely uncensored. Vegan-Straightedge Mailing List.
- Online sXe Straight Edge Tribe www
Online community with discussion boards. Straight Edge Tribe. Anti: drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, meat, dairy, casual sex. Pro: punk/ hardcore, animal rights, keeping your body free of poison. sXe Straight Edge Tribe.
- Testimony Straight Edge : Why I Made the Positive Choice www
Testimony giving reasons the author chose the SxE lifestyle. Straight Edge : Why I Made the Positive Choice.
- Straight Xstraight edge over 25X www
Straight edge group for those 25 years of age and up. Xstraight edge over 25X.
- The The sXe Community's Journal www
The sXe community on LiveJournal. The sXe Community's Journal.
- alt.punk.straight-edge sXe FAQ www
alt. FAQ.punk.straight-edge sXe FAQ.
- Transcript Straight Edge on 20/20 www
Straight Edge on 20/20.
- For Yahoo Groups: sXe_freaks www
For anyone to talk, Groups: sXe_freaks, post poems or stories. Straight edgers mainly but anyone is welcome. Yahoo Groups: sXe_freaks.
- Message sXe.com www
Message board and website dedicated to the straight edge lifestyle. sXe.com.
- An BBC h2g2: Straight Edge Philosophy www
An article on the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy explaining what the straight edge lifestyle is and how it came about. BBC h2g2: Straight Edge Philosophy.
- Online Subkultures.net www
Online community for people who don't feel part of the mainstream. Subkultures.net. Hosts sites for individuals. Subkultures.net.
- Virtual Mind Space www
Virtual community formed to discuss a sustainable future, Space, reality selection, surrounding philosophies, cyber culture, literature, alternative lifestyles and viewpoints, freedom of information, music, and psychedelics. Mind Space.
- Alexa: Straight Edge Subcultures
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Straight Edge Subcultures
- DMOZ: Straight Edge Subcultures
dmoz.org Directory: Straight Edge Subcultures