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Gay Is The New Black?

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I hear allot of people Saying Gay is the New Black. They are Comparing the Homosexuals struggle for social acceptance with Black People struggle for freedom through Civil rights movement. The problem with this is that if Black people are still oppressed and not free there is no need for a new Black. The Old Black Has not been Changed. Another problem is that a Gay person Can Hide there sexuality but a Black Person can not hide there Race. Also a white Homosexual will always have a White Privilege in this society that a Black Homosexual will not have through the Perpetuation of a white Supremacist Society. Some White Homosexual are still Racist, so solving the Gay right Problem do not correct the Old continuing White Racism Problem. A Gay Liberated World will Not necessarily be a Black Liberated World. Also societies where accepting of Homosexuality were some of the Most Black God hating Societies such as the Greek and Romans who tried there Best to erase Black Egypt/Kemet. A a Gay accepting society does not Guaranteed a society based on Human Right, Love Of Black people, or Human social Equality. All Blacks Will have to destroy this White Supremacist system Gay or Strait for any type of true freedom to be achieved in this society.

I was asked my thoughts on this.  And I agree with this statement.  I think that it is inappropriate to compare the black struggle with that of the LGBT community.

“A Gay Liberated World will Not necessarily be a Black Liberated World.” <—- This ultimately is my reason.

Now.  To be fair, I haven’t heard this position (gay is the new black) asserted by the LGBT community in excess.  I’ve hear it here or there, but I don’t think it’s a popular “talking point” or anything like that (I could be wrong).

Does the LGBT community suffer discrimination and hate?  Absolutely.  Are there members of the LGBT community who are killed, attacked, and mistreated simply for identifying with being LGBT?  Absolutely.  That is very real.  This is in no way, shape, form, or fashion denying that there are issues. So yes, I can see how there are some parts that are comparable.  But the black struggle is a completely different beast.

I’m not going to go too deep into the differences or why this or why that.  Mainly because I take no pleasure in comparing tragedies and deciding who has it worse.

Different perspectives?

Man Says Women Should Stop “Encouraging” Men To Be Gay. No, seriously.

First….

And…

Okay.  Let me do this in the classiest way possible.

WUT.

No, seriously….what?

I’m just gonna skip over the offensive wording of that first tweet. SMH

So let me get this straight.  If I stop “encouraging” gay men to be…gay…then I’ll have a good man cause…the gay man I stopped encouraging won’t be gay anymore?

People.

Well…I’m actually at a loss of words.  I really am.  I have no idea how to respond to this other than to say that these two have managed to give two of the most ignorant statements I have witnessed in a long time.

Maybe they just need to be educated?  Maybe they need to understand that a woman can’t “stop” a gay man from being gay?  Can a gay man “stop” you from being attracted to a heterosexual man/woman? If they can…then they really didn’t “do” anything in the first place.

To be honest, if I know a gay man is gay…I’m not trying to “talk” him out of being gay for the sole purpose of me having a good man.  How desperate do you men think single women are?  And shame on this lady here for adding to that flawed thought (she’s not the only one).

I can’t.

I’m done.

Gabourey Sidibe Attacked (used loosely) By LGBT Community

First of all, let me just say that I LOOOOOVE this dress on her.  THIS was done by a stylist who knows how to dress big women.

Okay.  Now for the matter at hand.  According to Kulture Kritic:

Actress Gabourey Sidibe was heard repeatedly using the transphobic slur “tranny” while she was discussing her life in New Orleans on “The Arsenio Hall Show.” She used the slur word no less than five times in just under one minute.

Sidibe was trying to point out the mistreatment that transgender people had to endure from the police in New Orleans and the rest of the country.

The Justice Department launched an investigation after studies found that transgender women of color were the victims of profiling and abuse by the police. In the study it was found that transgender people across the US experience three times as much police-violence as non-transgender individuals.

Even when the transgender people were the victims of hate crimes, 48 percent of them reported being mistreated by the police when they went for help.

As soon as the outrage started pouring in, Sidibe went to Twitter to try and assuage the anger:

I’ve apologized several times for using the word “Tranny”. I don’t realize that it was a slur. I’m very sorry for my poor choice of words.

A minute later she added:

“I’m also sorry for having made light of a bad situation. It was not my intention.”

The full transcript from the show reads:

Gabourey Sidibe: There was a bar that we would frequent and every time we’d go, when we were leaving every single time there was always like a gang of cops arresting trannies.

Audience: [Laughter]

Sidibe: Specifically trannies.

Arsenio Hall: Yeah…

Sidibe: And I don’t know what goes on with trannies but that tranny on tranny crime needs to stop!

Arsenio Hall and audience: [Laughter]

Sidibe [chuckling]: It is tearing our nation apart!

Sidibe isn’t the first or the only star that has used the slur in public. Lance Bass, Kelly Osbourne and Neil Patrick Harris all used it and almost immediately made apologies.

I believe there was no malicious intent behind it, however, I also know that intent doesn’t matter in regard to hurtful words.

I will be 100% truthful and say that I had NO idea, NONE, that “tranny” was considered a slur.  This is my very first time hearing that it is.

Same Sex Marriage – New Mexico

Breaking…

—–> The AP is reporting that New Mexico’s highest court has just made same sex marriage legal…

I’m sure there’s more to come of this story!

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