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The Word Faggot Vs the Word Bitch Can You Say It?

The Word "Faggot" Vs the Word "Bitch" Can You Say It?

Don't Call Me "FAG"

Earlier today, as I was in the forums of one the infamous well known Black Gay Chat Sites, I noticed that one forum author and regular always uses the word "Fag."  The word "faggot" and any variation is used as an insult towards homosexual men.  In the Gay Community it is also a term used to mean that a Gay person is full of drama and messy.   Let's examine the real meaning of the word faggot. The word means a bundle of sticks which was a burden to be carried. It comes from the french Fagot.  In the 16th Century the "F" word became an epithet for a woman, mainly a shrewish,  bad tempered woman. From that point it began to denote feminine qualities.  However in the 20th century, is when the "F" word became a derogatory term to denote gay men and feminine gay men alike.   What is my issue with this word? My issue is that I am not a bundle of sticks and nor am I a burden.  I hate when people especially other members of the LGBT Community use…