Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Fox News commentator speaks out against 'gay slur'

Fox News commentator speaks out against ‘gay slur’ - from Pink News - all the latest gay news from the gay community - Pink News
A political commentator on Fox News has spoken out against the use of the "trendy" gay slur 'no homo', which has become popular amongst the American hip-hop scene, saying it "reinforces the idea that gay and lesbian people are worthy of ridicule, shame, and surveillance".

Dr Marc Lamont Hill, who is a professor at Columbia University, as well as a political contributor for the channel, published an essay on his website commenting about the recent rise in the slur.

The term 'No homo' is generally used in African-American and urban slang to follow up a remark to ensure it won't be mistaken as homoerotic....

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