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The Problem With Uncle Tom

Maya Rupert | Posted 11.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Maya Rupert

Log Cabin Republicans aren't the only ones Frank offended with this insensitive comparison. "Uncle Tom" is a racially loaded slavery reference, and his decision to use it here was entirely inappropriate.

Dan Savage And The Other, Uglier F-Word

Justin Sedor | Posted 08.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Justin Sedor

The context in which he uses the word suggests not only that Savage meant to demean and degrade, but that he meant to demean and degrade by comparing GOProud to a particular set of gay men (bottoms) and all those who enjoy receiving penetrative sex.