I've been thinking about this question for quite awhile.
This question is not just to homosexuals, but to anyone willing
Do you think it's okay or appropriate for someone who isn't straight
to call themselves, fellow LGBT or heterosexuals 'f*****t'?
As in referring to the slang for a gay person, not firewood.
I know the term is offensive to some and to others, it's a proud label.
I was just wondering what you all thought?
a f*****t or someone else-- Unless it bothers them. That's when it's
not okay. Personally, I would never call someone this. Simply
because the term holds so much hatred that no matter the context, it's
On the other hand, it may seem okay for someone who isn't
hetero simply because that they're not. In that case, it seems like reverse
discrimination. (I.E. When an African American refers to another as the N
word whilest a Caucasian cannot because it'd be wrong.) [No, I don't
call nor want to call anyone this word either. >.< ]