Tag Archives: Faggot

Follow Up on Louis CK/”Faggot” and Many Court Decisions

Hey everybody. It’s 8:33 PM EST as I start this post and it’s turning out to be a most exciting evening. Already we had two rulings out of Massachusetts that DOMA is unconstitutional. I’m going to be reviewing those two decisions and getting posts up later tonight and tomorrow for each. We also just got […]

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Honestly, The Best Discourse on “Faggot” I’ve Ever Seen. Almost.

So today, a clip from Louis CK’s new show “Louie” is making the rounds. I think Louis CK is hilarious, and I’m excited to see more of his new show. In this scene, the guys are sitting around the poker table and end up playfully interrogating their token gay about a number of gay things. […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 8 – Bullying and the (Super) Power of Words

Here’s the impending scene: Peterson vs. hundreds of middle schoolers in an epic cage match! So, he turned to Zack to get his juices flowing about positive ways to get young people thinking about bullying and how to treat each other with more respect. In this roving episode, we talk about not only bullying, but […]

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The Onion Takes a Stab at The F-Word

Last month, I wrote a lengthy post in response to South Park’s The F-Word episode. Siding with GLAAD, I offered that South Park’s overuse and attempted desensitization of “faggot” did not rise to a level of satire that made it obvious enough that such a word cannot be desensitized and still has hurtful ramifications for […]

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South Park, The F-Word, and The N-Word

FAIR WARNING: I use the words in their unabbreviated versions in this post. This week’s South Park episode took another stab at the interesting way language is used in American society. The boys spend the episode convincing everybody that “faggot” and “fag” should refer to annoying Harley riders, going so far as to try to […]

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