True Straight Edger's Are Strict Vegans and some abstain from caffeine and casual sex. The term was coined by the 1980s hardcore punk band Minor Threat in the song "Straight Edge". Since its inception there has been considerable debate over what constitutes a straight edge lifestyle. Adherents' main objective is to not "poison" the body in any way. True Straight Edge people in the straight edge movement embrace a vegetarian lifestyle and others abstain from animal products altogether, a practice known as veganism. These choices are considered aspects of the movement .