John M. Becker

Banks: It's Still Okay For Me to Call Gays F***ots

Filed By John M. Becker | February 08, 2015 12:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Azealia Banks, bigot, faggot, homophobic language, homophobic slur, misogyny, rap

"Why is it okay.....For a gay man to colloquially use the word 'Bitch' to refer to women, but is it not okay for me to colloquially use the word 'Faggot' to refer to myself or an opponent? Do gay men get a special pass to say misogynist things simply because they Like dick? The argument is that countless gay kids hear the word 'faggot' before they are beat to death...But do you know how many women hear the word 'Bitch' before their husbands beat them to death? Before they are murdered/raped?"

-- Bisexual rapper Azealia Banks, once again defending her use of the anti-gay slur "f***ot" in a post on Instagram. Banks is a noted homophobe and transphobe.

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