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Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People
Psychology Benefits Society ^ | February 7, 2014 | http://psychologybenefits.org/2014/02/07/anti-lgbt-microaggressions/

Posted on 02/23/2014 9:11:47 PM PST by Impala64ssa

(big time BARF ALERT!)
When I was a little kid, I used to hear my brothers, cousins, and friends say things like “That’s so gay!” on a pretty regular basis. I would usually laugh along, hoping with all my might that they didn’t know my secret. My parents and other adults in my life would tell me things like “Boys don’t cry” or “Be a man!” which essentially was their way of telling me that being emotional was forbidden or a sign of weakness.

When I was a teenager, there were a few boys at my high school who ridiculed me, almost everyday. When I walked by them in the halls, they called me a “faggot” or screamed my name in a flamboyant tone. I learned to walk by without showing any reaction; I could not let them know that it bothered me, or else I would be proving to them that I was indeed gay. I didn’t tell anyone about the bullying (not my parents, teachers, or anyone) because admitting that I was being teased for being gay would mean that I was admitting to being gay. I had never felt so alone in my life.

In college, it got a little better. While I was no longer harassed about my closeted sexual orientation, I didn’t have any friends that were openly gay and most of my friends didn’t have any either. Some of my friends and family members still made occasional homophobic jokes in front of me. While many loved ones later told me that they suspected that I was gay, no one gave me any reason to believe that they were gay-friendly.

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Microaggression, the new PC word of the day. Control the dictionary and you control the world.
1 posted on 02/23/2014 9:11:47 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Well, all right, I’ll stop saying “that’s so gay” if they want, but it does seem a little queer.


2 posted on 02/23/2014 9:13:36 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Lazamataz

Perhaps Rage Monkey may have a rebuttal...


3 posted on 02/23/2014 9:14:01 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Impala64ssa

telling people how to think or what to say is a macroagression....


4 posted on 02/23/2014 9:15:21 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Impala64ssa



5 posted on 02/23/2014 9:15:24 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Impala64ssa

Question / comment —

I see this article lists “LGBTQ”, which means “lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning”.

My question is — if being gay is inborn, is not any sort of choice, then how can someone be “questioning” about their sexual identity/sexual orientation????

Anyone know how liberals explain adding the Q to the LGBT equation?????


6 posted on 02/23/2014 9:15:50 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego (TH)
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To: Impala64ssa

More whining from the perpetually aggrieved. Is there anything that does NOT cause whining among the LGBTQI activists?


7 posted on 02/23/2014 9:16:05 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Impala64ssa
Microaggression, the new PC word of the day. Control the dictionary and you control the world.

This entire thread is so gay.
Giving the macro-aggressive perverts attention they don't deserve...

8 posted on 02/23/2014 9:18:10 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: Army Air Corps

Whining is so gay.


9 posted on 02/23/2014 9:18:12 PM PST by JMS
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Shhhhh! You are using logic and reason!


10 posted on 02/23/2014 9:18:25 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Impala64ssa

Call me the wanmmbulance
Homosexuality is devient because it’s only 1.7% of the population
I am sick to death of cry babies


11 posted on 02/23/2014 9:19:56 PM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: Impala64ssa

What people like this easily offended man will never realize is that the vast majority of heterosexuals are essentially indifferent to them until their behavior causes harm to others. The prime example is homosexual men molesting young boys.


12 posted on 02/23/2014 9:24:41 PM PST by allendale
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To: Impala64ssa

I will reply the way I always do:

Who are you to tell me how to think or what I should say?

Anything after that is pretty much pointing out they are a fascist and that they can go to hell.


13 posted on 02/23/2014 9:25:20 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Impala64ssa

This article is so gay. :-)


14 posted on 02/23/2014 9:27:00 PM PST by BillyBoy (Looking at the weather lately, I could really use some 'global warming' right now!)
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To: Impala64ssa

I refuse to call it gay. I refer to it as homosexuality, and people who engage in it as homosexuals.


15 posted on 02/23/2014 9:27:29 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

They’d say that you’re questioning the false, socially-constructed sexual orientation that was forced on you by your squaresville parents and community and are now seeking your true orientation, or something like that.


16 posted on 02/23/2014 9:27:53 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Impala64ssa
Being a whiny, effeminate victim of societal norms is so gay.

Give it a rest, Nancy-boy.

17 posted on 02/23/2014 9:29:07 PM PST by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: Impala64ssa
Typical professionally aggrieved group behavior.

Use the term themselves yet have a hissy when someone uses the same term.

Nothing more than hypocrites.

18 posted on 02/23/2014 9:29:13 PM PST by Lizavetta
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To: Impala64ssa

If you are on TV discussing your change of gender, people are going to wonder about your genitals!! Deal with it. It you go on a national talk show to promote a book or talk about your latest movie, no one will ask you about your genitals.


19 posted on 02/23/2014 9:29:16 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Impala64ssa

Microaggression: Topping the list of words that need to go away.

Also, this was a huge red flag under #5

“One example of this on a systemic level is the federal ban for any man who has had sex with another man to donate blood. So even if a man is HIV-negative and has been in a monogamous relationship all of his life, he is considered to be at risk and therefore an ineligible donor.”

I checked the CDC’s own numbers on HIV infection rates. Gay and Bisexual men account for better than 2/3’s of new HIV *and* syphilis infections. When you consider that gay and bi men are a tiny percentage of the population, it’s just that more worrisome. Yes, our detection methods are better now than in the 1980s. But it would medical malpractice in all but name to take blood donations from such a high-risk group. Shall we then take blood donations from IV drug users, too?


20 posted on 02/23/2014 9:29:34 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Microaggressions causing micro-offenses to microminds?


21 posted on 02/23/2014 9:29:45 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Gay used to mean merry, cheerful, etc. as in “gap apparel” from the Christmas song or “We had a gay time at the picnic”.

They put a new meaning to the word. Since they put a new meaning to the word, I don’t agree that they have a legitimate complaint if others do so too.


22 posted on 02/23/2014 9:29:58 PM PST by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Would it be ok be okay if I used a stick from my burning faggot to light a fag while think about it?


23 posted on 02/23/2014 9:30:10 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Impala64ssa

I’ve never cared for the word gay used to describe queers. There is certainly nothing gay about their lifestyle. In fact, I’d say the heterosexual lifestyle is gay compared to the queers. So instead I say, “That’s so queer.”


24 posted on 02/23/2014 9:31:08 PM PST by upchuck (South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy for Speaker of the House!!!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Know what, author of article? You don’t own the word gay. Or queer. Or fag, which is a cigarette, or faggot, which is a stick intended for burning. When you go to an English pub and see faggots and peas or faggots with onion gravy it is not a gangbang with vegetables or sauces it’s pub food. In James Fenimore Cooper stories, a group of men sitting around flaming faggots were cooking.

Making words magic or charmed is evil and will bite you.


25 posted on 02/23/2014 9:31:38 PM PST by DBrow
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To: Impala64ssa
Typical professionally aggrieved group behavior.

Use the term themselves yet have a hissy when someone uses the same term.

Nothing more than hypocrites.

26 posted on 02/23/2014 9:33:31 PM PST by Lizavetta
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To: Impala64ssa
lol
27 posted on 02/23/2014 9:33:43 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Impala64ssa

Talk about ‘queering the profession’ (psychology)...


28 posted on 02/23/2014 9:33:51 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Anyone know how liberals explain adding the Q to the LGBT equation?????

Your question is microaggression. You must stop this at once!

29 posted on 02/23/2014 9:34:24 PM PST by OldMissileer
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To: Impala64ssa

Maybe he’d relax if he’d smoke a fag.


30 posted on 02/23/2014 9:34:24 PM PST by PAR35
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To: Impala64ssa
"You'll have a gay old time"!


31 posted on 02/23/2014 9:35:18 PM PST by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Impala64ssa

Leftism and poofery are so gay.


32 posted on 02/23/2014 9:36:49 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: rlmorel

“I refuse to call it gay. I refer to it as homosexuality, “

Nah, I am not as pc as you. I go for the jugular “faggot”..


33 posted on 02/23/2014 9:37:19 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Impala64ssa

Mental Illness Alert


34 posted on 02/23/2014 9:38:14 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Mastador1

Remember when “blowing a tranny” meant serious car trouble at a drag race?


35 posted on 02/23/2014 9:38:51 PM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Uh oh. Now Piers Morgan, on top of his cratering ratings problems at CNN, has the homos slamming him for being “transphobic” (whatever that means). This is getting confusing, so many new words.


36 posted on 02/23/2014 9:44:48 PM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of ObamaÂ’s America)
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To: Impala64ssa

“they were essentially telling me that they expected me to be heterosexual”

I guess I shouldn’t invite anyone to a barbecue because who knows, they might be allergic to hotdogs and I wouldn’t want to offend them by assuming they aren’t. And I definitely should not ask anyone if they can come pick me up over the phone, since they could be quadriplegic.

“many studies have found that the more that people experience microaggressions, the more likely they are to report symptoms of depression, psychological distress, and even physical health issues”

And now for the corrected version....

“many studies have found that the more that people engage in homosexual behavior, the more likely they are to report symptoms of depression, psychological distress, and even more likely, physical health issues”

There we go. Fixed. At least the author didn’t forget to give a special victimhood shoutout to the trannies and bisexuals. Too often are they considered the turds in the homosexual punch bowl. Then again, that’s probably some weird plus in the ‘community’.


37 posted on 02/23/2014 9:45:48 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I’m questioning the sanity of the other letters.


38 posted on 02/23/2014 9:46:40 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Impala64ssa

This kind of thinking is the result of macrogenital psychosis.


40 posted on 02/23/2014 9:47:22 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Impala64ssa

You're SO GAY!!

41 posted on 02/23/2014 9:50:44 PM PST by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a baby in his momma's arms, he is thinks of his own mother.)
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To: Impala64ssa
Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!"

That statement, above, is so faggy.

42 posted on 02/23/2014 9:57:04 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Impala64ssa
"One of the reasons why it was important for me to study microaggressions against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) people "

It's actually LGBTPQ for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, PEDOPHILE, queer and questioning.

43 posted on 02/23/2014 9:58:02 PM PST by matthew fuller (I don't think Obama is subhuman.)
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To: Impala64ssa

And remember when gay meant happy, fruit was something you ate, queer was something odd not a lifestyle, fairies were small magical creatures, dykes was slang used to refer to diagonal cutters, the list goes on and on.


44 posted on 02/23/2014 10:02:50 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Impala64ssa

My, how queer.


45 posted on 02/23/2014 10:04:52 PM PST by glock rocks (If you like your health plan, you're a racist !)
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To: Impala64ssa

that’s so gay...that’s so gay...that’s so gay.....just try to stop me...


46 posted on 02/23/2014 10:12:51 PM PST by cherry
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To: Impala64ssa

I want to use “Macroaggression” (i,e, beat the crap out of) the booger eating moron who came up with the concept of “Microaggression!”

Mark


47 posted on 02/23/2014 10:13:02 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: upchuck
The radical homosexual movement deliberately initiated the word "gay" instead of homosexual as to make their sexual proclivities more palatable to the general population. "We don't have unnatural, dangerous, anal sex" they say...."we're gay....it's a lot of fun." Non-homosexual libs obediently fall in line and do not use the word homosexual to describe homosexuals.

I refuse to use the word "gay" to describe them. I won't call them queers...I'll call them what they are...homosexuals. I don't call myself straight..I'm heterosexual. If they don't like to be called what they are, tough.

48 posted on 02/23/2014 10:18:44 PM PST by driftless2
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To: shove_it
This is getting confusing, so many new words.

You're not confused... You're just "phobicphobic!"

Mark

49 posted on 02/23/2014 10:22:51 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Impala64ssa

Gay is as gay does.


50 posted on 02/23/2014 10:32:09 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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