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Fag Word

The Other 'F' Word

Asher Huey | Posted 07.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Asher Huey

This past weekend I was called a "faggot." Recently I'd realized that nothing like that had happened to me in a while and wondered if or when it would. When it did, it made me realize how much, and how little, has changed.

Taking the Taboo Out of 'Fag'

North by Northwestern | Posted 04.07.2013 | Gay Voices
North by Northwestern

"Faggot," he said under his breath. I wasn't sure if he knew that I could hear him from across the table. A scowl formed on my face. I shot him daggers with my eyes. "What did you just say?"

The 'F' Word

Eliel Cruz | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Eliel Cruz

I've never been OK with the word "faggot" or its shortened form, "fag." Regardless of the intent behind its use, I've never been able to fully swallow that word and refrain from tensing up when it's used around me. I've always spoken out against its usage.

Should the LGBT Community Use Words Like 'Faggot' and 'Tranny'? Yes, Call Me a 'Faggot'

Randall Jenson | Posted 05.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Randall Jenson

I embrace words like "faggot," "dyke," or "tranny" because they are not just slurs; they are descriptors. They illustrate ways of moving through the world. They portray real people, beautiful people.