It always means
smokes drinks drugs or promiscious sex.
Sometimes it means not consuming meat and caffiene, it varies.
It's about strength as a person.
Usually kids take it too far and can be real asshats about it.
Most edge kids break edge/sell out by the end of their teens.
B:What does that say about you?
A: It means I am a member of the punk rock community who does not use drugs and choose to define myself as a straight edge
B: Is it true that you guys are all vegetarian, avoid promiscuous sex andhave connections with christian and hindu religions?
A: I think most straight edgers are either vegan or vegetarian but I have not met many who would avoid sex for moral reasons and many of us are atheists.
refusal to use drugs, drink, smoke or have promiscuous sex. a phrase originally from a minor threat song glorifying the lifestyle.
also often known to listen to "hardcore" music. but not actual original hardcore such as the cro-mags, black flag, the germs etc. hardcore used by these fuck wit straight edgers is just screaming and bands who think they are tough just because they grew up on the streets
im going to a gig to punch thin air and do spinning kicks.