I Was Just Informed By a Gay Person That "Gays" is a Derogatory Term

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  1. Tigger Please

    Tigger Please VIP Extreme Gold

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    I did not even use it in the sense of "That is so gay" or anything like that.

    I used it in the plural sense and meant it as a blanket term to cover a "group of people who prefer their own sex."

    I asked what I was supposed to say instead; she said "Gay people."

    I think this is beyond politically correct. Am I supposed to say, for example, "Italian people" now, too?

    She said she was only correcting me so I did not appear "ignorant."

    I said I could Google a list of groups by and about people who refer to themselves as "gays." She said "that doesn't make it correct."


    Am I the only one who did not know this or is she just being way too over the top about this?

    I can't find anything from any other source stating this is derogatory.
     
  2. FatKidSullivan

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    Fuck that faggot.
     
  3. Mur

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    Is homo acceptable?
     
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    Tell that box munching lesbo to get fucked.
     
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    You should've buried your shoe in her twat.
     
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    She was being over the top I think.

    What I always thought was odd was how the word "queer" seems to be an acceptable term within the gay community. To me the word "queer" means odd, strange, unusual. Isn't the main goal of gay rights to show the straight world that homosexuality is a perfect normal thing? Doesn't "queer" mean the opposite of normalcy?
     
  7. LonghornJ

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    "Go shine yer combat boots ya dyke cunt!" is the acceptable response.
     
  8. Gogol Boobdello

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    what's next ?? "Cougar people?" "MILF people?" :fp:
     
  9. face palm

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    did you two scissor?
     
  10. Tigger Please

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    Well, that's another point. Gay seems to be a preferred and accepted form. There was already a big PC uproar over the use of gay in things like the song "Kookaburra." Gay can no longer means happy, festive, whatever. Now we have to be PC about using Gay in Gay content? I can't keep up.
     
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  11. FtM

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    The proper term is "Cougar Americans". :tongue:
     
  12. Satori Brah

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    butthurt gays :hhh:
     
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    The proper term is "tribbing". :fil:
     
  14. Tigger Please

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    I think it is kind of like using the N word. It depends on who is using it that makes it OK. But I see your point; the use of either is undermining their own causes
     
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    Tigger Please VIP Extreme Gold

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    Are you kidding; I obviously can't even get the terminology figured out around here
     
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    i will google image that
    if i'm not back immediately, you'll know why
     
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    tribbing :grad:
     
  18. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

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    This pc nonsense is so irritating.
     
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    i musten be igknowrant:uscratch:
     
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    how come faggots can't be quiet faggots?