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Gay rights group complains as Kobe is caught using a homophobic slur
sports.yahoo.com ^ | April 13, 2011 | Kelly Dwyer

Posted on 04/13/2011 1:41:23 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

It doesn't matter if it wasn't meant for our ears. It doesn't matter that NBA players might do it all the time.

And it doesn't matter in the slightest that Kobe Bryant(notes) wasn't using the usual, hateful, meaning behind a homophobic slur that starts with an "f" and ends with those who are mindful of the pain and suffering that the LGBT community has gone through cringing as we hear it.

Before we get to the specifics, here is Bryant's statement on the incident:

"What I said last night should not be taken literally. My actions were out of frustration during the heat of the game, period. The words expressed do NOT reflect my feelings towards the gay and lesbian communities and were NOT meant to offend anyone."

We know, Kobe. That's not the point.

Bryant apparently called referee Bennie Adams a "f*****" following both a personal and technical foul call that didn't go Kobe's way on Tuesday night (the video can be seen here), and Bryant has been rightfully excoriated for it. The league is investigating the tape, and the (needed) discussion is out in the open.

And the discussion should end here. He shouldn't have said it on Tuesday night, he shouldn't be saying the word away from cameras, and he shouldn't ever say it again. Doesn't matter, no excuses, I don't want to hear it. There are hundreds of individual curse words to use in that situation, don't use that one. We know he wasn't trying to question Adams' sexuality, or align being gay with negative connotations. It still doesn't give you license to shout that word.

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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: armyofsodom; california; fag; faggot; gay; gaystapo; homofascists; homophobia; kobe; lakers; losangeles; perverts; pinkpanthers; prop8; sodomhusseinobama; sodomrising

1 posted on 04/13/2011 1:41:25 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

here comes the fruits throwing another hissy fit..


2 posted on 04/13/2011 1:44:29 PM PDT by max americana ( NF)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Using the word F*G doesn’t always mean a gay slur.

Sometimes it’s just a perjoritive that says weak, lame, etc.

Doesn’t mean one is gay or defective for being gay.


3 posted on 04/13/2011 1:44:47 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Anybody know what kind a ring rump rangers like?

4 posted on 04/13/2011 1:46:50 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Homo groups and the NBA need to get a life!! Yeah, he said it, SO WHAT..he said it in anger after being screwed over by the refs. I watched the entire game last night and didn’t even hear him say it..most people did not, but ya know how it is, it takes one person to hear it, youtube it, and the rest is history. Of course these same groups don’t make a fuss when KG or others say it, but when Kobe does it the world’s coming to an end


5 posted on 04/13/2011 1:48:00 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a faggy article this was :)


6 posted on 04/13/2011 1:48:40 PM PDT by ohioman
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To: Free ThinkerNY
What happens in the referees’ locker room stays in the referees’ locker room.
7 posted on 04/13/2011 1:49:19 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Bryant apparently called referee Bennie Adams a

faggot. Is he?

8 posted on 04/13/2011 1:50:08 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
We know, Kobe. That's not the point.

LOL, that's not the point, because the only penalty gays accept for being offended is death - political death, social death, financial death, legal death, and, if they can get away with it, physical death.

And why? No, not because they are homosexuals. But because they are Selected Whipping Points (SWP) for Leftists. And so their money, and their political adivsors, and their war room strategists in the Democrat Party, whip them on and on and on, more and more and more, forever. And like the stupid, coddled, arrogant and cruel political factions they've allowed themselves to become, they go along with it, in order to help destroy a country where they can enjoy more freedom to live their lives, in their own ways, with less fear, than anywhere else.

And thye're not alone - there are other SWPs. Women. Blacks. Vegetarians. Educators. College Students. All believing that they are worthy of more than respect - but the degradation and annihilation of anyone who dares to disagree with them.

It's easy to create a totalitarian country - just spend a few generations teaching select groups that anyone who differs with them deserves totalitarian destruction, and they'll end up voting for the political party that guarantees the most totalitarian lockdowns.

And they'll believe - they'll actually believe, right up to the moment the government bullet inevitably hits them, that they are exempt.

9 posted on 04/13/2011 1:50:20 PM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on its own.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a beyond-ridiculous situation.
The left wants to turn all men into faggots.


10 posted on 04/13/2011 1:51:15 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (Remember, Reflect, Renew: 2011, 10 years since 9/11. Never Forget.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

But “That’s so gay”, that our kids throw around like it’s nothing, is okay, apparently. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think either word’s appropriate (faggot because it’s uncharitable, and gay because they’re not), but puh-leeze...

Colonel, USAFR


11 posted on 04/13/2011 1:51:17 PM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No, the gaystapo is taking over the English language... a word that used to mean “a bundle of sticks” is now hate speech.


12 posted on 04/13/2011 1:51:28 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is “That fellow is queer as a three dollar bill” a slur?


14 posted on 04/13/2011 1:54:10 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: All

they’re trying to steal the words marriage and fag for themselves... i’ll let them have one.


15 posted on 04/13/2011 1:57:18 PM PDT by VAFreedom (maybe i should take a nap before work)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Let's go Dancing!
 



17 posted on 04/13/2011 2:00:36 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (A Birther: One who has questions or concerns over the birth of Barry Barack Hussein Soetero Obama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The word homophobic is a fascist slur against anyone who does not follow the fascist left-wing perverted morality. The word has no other meaning at all and is a made up word which first appeared in Screw magazine. There is no medical condition related to viewing homosexuality as a corruption of natural human sexuality.

This writer should be held accountable for her hateful use of a fascist slur.


18 posted on 04/13/2011 2:02:14 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: Talisker

Wonderful post. Just like the cute SS who loved their pretty uniforms until the night of the long knives.

What a pack of fools!


19 posted on 04/13/2011 2:02:20 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: Talisker
LOL, that's not the point, because the only penalty gays accept for being offended is death - political death, social death, financial death, legal death, and, if they can get away with it, physical death.

Or you can drop your shorts, hand them the K-Y, and bend over and take your punishment --- then all will be forgiven.

20 posted on 04/13/2011 2:05:00 PM PDT by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Bryant apparently called referee Bennie Adams a

bundle of sticks?
cigarette?
bassoon?
21 posted on 04/13/2011 2:05:05 PM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: kbennkc
“Anybody know what kind a ring rump rangers like?”

I read somewhere they like male chicken rings.

“The words expressed do NOT reflect my feelings towards the gay and lesbian communities and were NOT meant to offend anyone.”

Ummm, I'm pretty sure they were meant to offend referee Bennie Adams.

22 posted on 04/13/2011 2:11:37 PM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: kbennkc
“Anybody know what kind a ring rump rangers like?”

I read somewhere they like male chicken rings.

“The words expressed do NOT reflect my feelings towards the gay and lesbian communities and were NOT meant to offend anyone.”

Ummm, I'm pretty sure they were meant to offend referee Bennie Adams.

23 posted on 04/13/2011 2:11:47 PM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: Vendome

Doesn’t mean one is gay or defective for being gay.’

True enough. But sodomites are morally and spiritually defective and engaged in an utterly evil lifestyle.


24 posted on 04/13/2011 2:17:07 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Typical fags.

:-\

25 posted on 04/13/2011 2:17:27 PM PDT by Gargantua (Palin 2012 ~ "Going Oval")
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To: miss marmelstein

Don’t you mean the “SA”?


26 posted on 04/13/2011 2:22:05 PM PDT by safeasthebanks ("The most rewarding part, was when he gave me my money!" - Dr. Nick)
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To: achilles2000
Any guy that likes smoking the balogna or numming on a flesh pop is mentally, morally and socially defective, not to metion nauseatingly repulsive.

There is still such a thing as right and wrong, and that is wrong. Period.

;-\

27 posted on 04/13/2011 2:22:27 PM PDT by Gargantua (Palin 2012 ~ "Going Oval")
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To: absolootezer0

fudge packer?
poop prober?

......man-flute player?


28 posted on 04/13/2011 2:23:39 PM PDT by clbiel (Hey Islam! Satan's on the line- says he's not giving back your religion without a fight.)
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To: safeasthebanks

Yes! I’m getting every fact and detail wrong today! I better shut up, lol.


29 posted on 04/13/2011 2:23:53 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Here is the e-mail of the writer of this piece...

KD_BDL_ED@yahoo.com

Here is what I just sent:

“Your highly offensive article”

Kelly,

You should stop with using hateful slurs yourself. The word ‘homophobic’ is a completely made up word to use as a hateful slur against anyone who does not believe in the left-wing perverted morality which claims that homosexuality and murdering babies is normal and good. Your views on trying to force your perverted morality on others is pure fascism and you should be ashamed. It is people like you that have murdered millions upon millions and have spread disease and corruption in this world. Now you want to force others to adhere to your sick and evil perversion of morality.

I will continue to stand for decency and morality and freedom against fascist perverts such as yourself with every chance possible until you go back underneath the rock you came out from.


30 posted on 04/13/2011 2:28:19 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: Free ThinkerNY
He shouldn't have said it on Tuesday night, he shouldn't be saying the word away from cameras, and he shouldn't ever say it again. Doesn't matter, no excuses, I don't want to hear it. There are hundreds of individual curse words to use in that situation, don't use that one.

So if he had called the referee a mofo, that's ok? Just don't call him a homo. (Beam me up Scotty....)

31 posted on 04/13/2011 2:30:01 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (Solution to Libya's problem: They want a new Muslim leader, I say, give them ours...2 problm solved!)
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To: kbennkc
Anybody know what kind a ring rump rangers like?

A brown one?

32 posted on 04/13/2011 2:47:32 PM PDT by fso301
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To: kbennkc
Anybody know what kind a ring rump rangers like?
The rings of Uranus!
33 posted on 04/13/2011 2:53:29 PM PDT by eastsider
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To: Free ThinkerNY

"Aw, shaddup, youse whiny fags........"

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

34 posted on 04/13/2011 3:23:02 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Apologizing for saying faggot is so gay.


35 posted on 04/13/2011 4:04:24 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

South Park has shown us the way on this subject already.


36 posted on 04/13/2011 4:04:32 PM PDT by Mr. Blond
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If I got fined a dollar for each time I used the word, I’d be broke now.


37 posted on 04/13/2011 4:58:29 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Very interesting...if it’s okay to be a faggot, why do fags get upset when someone calls someone else a faggot?

Go figure. F###ing fags.


38 posted on 04/13/2011 5:09:12 PM PDT by Holen1 (Chesapeake Bay seasoning. "I put that **** on everything.")
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To: BobL

Kobe got fined 100,000 by the devil Stern and his cronies today..such utter horse crap..this is all about the liberal agenda and them wanting to ram their gay nonsense down our throats. KMart used the same word against Mark Cuban a few years ago, nothing happened. Kevin Garnett mocked Charlie Villanueva about his baldness, making jokes about cancer nothing happened. Allen Iverson called someone the same thing, he got a 5,000 fine, yet Kobe gets fined 100k, its pure BS


39 posted on 04/13/2011 5:11:14 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good. Kobe is known for getting calls he shouldn’t by working the refs.


40 posted on 04/13/2011 5:33:17 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Actually, it’s not a slur if he is a knob-gobbler...which I suspect.


41 posted on 04/13/2011 5:34:54 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: ohioman

As the sports power structure goes more left politically due to the overwhelming influence of Black players, it has also gone left socially - amoral and metrosexual.

Sports used to be one place in entertainment that was safely male - heterosexual male, American and Christian in character. The Left HATED it. No more.


42 posted on 04/13/2011 7:25:36 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Talisker

LOL, that’s not the point, because the only penalty gays accept for being offended is death - political death, social death, financial death, legal death, and, if they can get away with it, physical death.


America’s sexual masters...used to call themseves feminists.


43 posted on 04/13/2011 7:27:07 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

You got that right Sara.

The only sports that haven’t gone totally left are a few of the college football powers. (i.e. When I go to Alabama football games it’s not uncommon to see plenty of Rush Limbaugh and One Big Ass Mistake America signs on campus. Hell, you can even smoke at your seats in some places). I wonder how long before the leftist NCAA (who can go to hell) will take care of that.


44 posted on 04/14/2011 5:42:46 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: USS Alaska

First thing I thought when I heard $100k fine: It must be true.

If it’s not true, the fine would be $10k or $25k.

So yeah maybe he really is a faggot.


45 posted on 04/14/2011 9:19:01 AM PDT by privatedrive
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Kobe got fined 100,000 by the devil Stern and his cronies today..such utter horse crap..this is all about the liberal agenda and them wanting to ram their gay nonsense down our throats

AMEN Sarah! While I am in no way a Kobe or Laker fan, this is the biggest steaming pile I've seen in a while. Meanwhile, Loretta Sanchez can get away with mocking Southern people and tea party members and of course the Pravda media turns a deaf ear to that.

Guess it's a capital offense to offend the Gaystapo these days.

46 posted on 04/14/2011 10:49:08 AM PDT by Marathoner (Impeach Obama, Holder, and IL Gov Quinn for good measure)
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To: Marathoner

Not only that but apparently Kobe’s apology(Yes it was heartfelt) is falling on deaf ears from the homo crowd, they are still upset. Geez the man apologized get over it..its not like gays watch basketball anyway so Kobe did not lose any fans. Homos are hypocrites, plain and simple..they talk about tolerance and all that crap yet they have NO problem hanging Sarah Palin in effigy on Halloween 2008, yeah they had no problem with that..and how about calling Conservative women the S word and the C word, nah that’s fine cause they are Conservative, but call someone the F word and WOW its like the world is coming to an end.
Kobe said it in anger, he was pissed, the foul was pure BS, sometimes we say things in anger we regret, it happens, move on..but for gays they just want their 15 min of fame


47 posted on 04/14/2011 11:07:39 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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