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Faggot Slur

Azealia Banks Is the Donald Trump of Rap

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Ms. Banks thinks that she is somehow advancing the cause for women of color and bisexual women, so I wanted to be as kind and respectful as possible. But it is difficult to maintain positive thoughts toward someone so mean-spirited.

Why Azealia Banks Will Never Redefine 'Faggot'

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

Just as a gay man cannot redefine the word "dyke," a woman, whether heterosexual, bisexual or homosexual, has no right to use "faggot," especially in the name of feminism. And to do so is a shame to feminists everywhere.

A Few Words From A Real, Live C*cksucking Fag

Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Noah Michelson

Seeing as I have some practical experience here, I'd like to clear up a few things for those (presumably) non-c*cksucking straight men and anyone else who might be confused by these terms and/or when they can and should be used.

Dear Eminem: You Will Have Blood On Your Hands

John J. Caswell Jr. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John J. Caswell Jr.

Nobody is saying these tragedies are your fault, Mr. Eminem. But I can guarantee you that somewhere some child is listening to you sing about breaking tables over the backs of faggots.

The Other 'F' Word

Asher Huey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.