March 19, 2008

BECAUSE THEY'RE TOO YOUNG TO BE POLITICALLY CORRECT YET?:

How 'gay' became children's insult of choice (Denise Winterman, 3/19/08, BBC News Magazine)

The word "gay" is now the most frequently used term of abuse in schools, says a report. How did it get to be so prevalent and why do children use homophobic insults to get at each other?

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 19, 2008 7:33 AM
Comments

South Park.

Duh.

Posted by: Ralph Phelan at March 19, 2008 12:14 PM

Late 40's elementary school it was "homo"!
Of course a good number of us couldn't see the correlation to milk!
After all, we were 8-9 years old,&,in those days, innocents that we were, sex meant male or female? Dad usually gave the "speech" at age 10-11.
Back then, "homo" wasn't fear, it was merely disgust!

Posted by: Mike at March 19, 2008 10:32 PM
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