Is using homosexuality as an insult homophobic?
- LônLv 73 weeks agoFavorite Answer
Who cares? .
- PeterLv 73 weeks ago
The problem is, homosexuals are ashamed of who they are, and they try to veil their shame by adopting the word gay as a label.
- D1218Lv 53 weeks ago
Sometimes. People despise it and try to avoid it.
- River EuphratesLv 73 weeks ago
It's ignorant, but it's not necessarily 'homophobic'.
A lot of kids grow up throwing around terms like 'gay' and 'f@ggot' as insults before they even know what they refer to - as they get older they continue to do it unthinkingly.
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- 3 weeks ago
Yes, if done seriously and with intent to inflict verbal pain upon the person you are "insulting".
- Anonymous3 weeks ago
Depends. Are you LGBT? Are you being serious, or joking? Are you using it to intentionally hurt someone? I could call my friend a fag, but that wouldnt make me a homophobe personally, because I'm LGBT and it not like im trying to hurt their feelings
- nineteenthlyLv 73 weeks ago