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Wed 05 Dec 2007

Do shut up you horrid little homophobe

Some guy called Lee running a third rate comics blog exposed his homophobia to the world last week:

Here we go... I am soooooo friggin' sick of gay characters being shoved into my comic books I could scream.

[...]

Since I'm ranting anyway, when did it become a requirement that every superhero team have a gay character? When did it become a requirement that every book have a gay character?

Why is it in my face??????

[...]

I don't care what you do in the privacy of your own home. I don't care if you like men or women or sheep or even horses. I DON'T CARE. Live whatever alternative lifestyle you like but don't force it upon me. Seriously, I feel that the whole gay culture has been thrust upon me in the last five years. And, thanks to all of this, not only do I get to have the birds and bees talk I get to incorporate the sometimes bees like bees instead of birds talk. Why the F- do I want to have that talk? Guess what, I don't.

This ...impressive... rant was brought about by him reading a comic with a whole two gay characters in it. It wasn't gay sex or anything like that which set this guy off mind, just the mere fact that "two of the characters are dating each other"! Really, you must be very gay-adverse to be bothered by that. I mean, I can understand getting bothered by what professional homophobe Richard Curtis alleged gets up to in his spare time, but to wig out over the simple fact of a gay relationship? What are you, twelve?

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