Why is calling someone gay still an insult?

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  1. Hateman

    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    A. You're basically saying homosexuals are mentally ill, gross, and evil.

    B. if you take offensive to being called gay, then you're an uptight loser who isn't comfortable with their sexuality.
     
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    Shut up faggot .
     
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    rated
     
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    I must disagree. It depends on the context and the connotation. Also, it seems that the gay community has just started to gain mainstream equality in the past decade or so. I'm guessing that means that they still have family of the older generation still struggling with the issue.

    Also, it's easy to forget that in some parts of the country, people are still killed or physically threatened because of their sexuality.
     
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    If you use gay as an insult, then you're an uptight loser who isn't comfortable with their sexuality
     
  6. AGT Blows

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    Everything is gay these days.

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    This...Well said Lawd...
     
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    Good! :yay::yay:
     
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    Are you saying it's "good to remember" that so we can stop it?

    Or are you happy that it still occurs?
     
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    not cool...:(
     
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    :rolleye:
     
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    Reps for the reply--more to follow for the AV, my new fave....
     
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    I wasn't raised to call people names. Calling someone "faggot" or "gay" was not learned. It was discouraged.

    Not that my parents were pro-gay or anything. They aren't. They simply taught that trashy people called others names. It was the same thing with "Reggie" or "spic" or "coon." They certainly aren't pro-black or Hispanic. They taught that only trashy people used those words.

    Although they did call Brazil nuts "Reggie toes." My mother didn't know what to call them otherwise until a grocer told her the proper name. Funny.
     
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    You're "calling" someone something, so you're seeking to insult them and you don't know why an insult is bad?

    the fuck kind of thought process is this?
     
  15. boomer1976

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    Because society is too touchy feely. We are becoming way too sensitive. There's a difference between something said in hate and something said in jest. Like Louis C.K says

    [video=youtube;1IFloXOuLgA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IFloXOuLgA[/video]
     
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    Mister hero to the homosexuals (in his mind,) Howard Stern, still loves to use it as an insult. But he is for gay marriage so his bigotry is masked.
     
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  18. clauge

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    Because a dude taking a cock in his ass or mouth is fucking nasty, so calling someone gay can be very hurtful.
     
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    i'm gonna miss the words fag and retard. they're going away.
     
  20. Lou Skunt

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    Not on this board. No time soon. Those are the two insults that weak minded posters will hurl at you first. I am probably guilty as well :facepalm: