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Old September 6th, 2012, 12:09 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Big Nick View Post
I know this does not really prove a point, but not that long ago there was an incredibly successful, and very mainstream tv show called Queer eye for the straight guy, remember that?
I certainly don't remember there being any problems with the use of the word queer.
Another one was queer as folk, maybe not as mainstream, but hugely successful.
It's all in the context. A lot of words can be offensive if used in the wrong context. Like referring to someone as gay in reference to their sexuality, or heterosexuals calling someone gay as an inferred insult.
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