What Does It Mean To Be Straight Edge?

LJ BOVEY 2/28/19

Have you ever heard of the phrase being “straight edge”? Ever wondered what exactly that means? To the casual observer, it might come across as a little mysterious, with people walking around with black X’s on their hands, like it some sort of cult. But what is the truth?

What it means

Unfortunately, it is not as exciting as the name makes it sound. Being straight edge is a lifestyle choice, like for example being Vegan. In fact, some straight edge people choose to be vegan as well. At its essence being straight edge is about abstaining from harmful substances. These include alcohol, non-prescription drugs (such as marijuana etc.), and smoking. As previously stated some people take this even further and combine it with a strict diet that doesn’t include meat.

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