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Azealia Banks Jumps On the Gay Male Bashing Bandwagon: Gay Men Are More Misogynist Than Straight Men. They Are “Faggots”.‏

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ATM Jam’ rapper Azealia Banks has jumped on the Rose McGowan anti-gay male publicity machine.

 “A lot of gay men are way more misogynistic than straight men. The shit they say about women behind their backs, it’s like, ‘Wow, oh my God!’ You can be a straight faggot, you can be a gay faggot. A faggot is anybody that hates women.”

 Banks who just released her debut album ‘Broke with Expensive Taste’ and claims to be “bisexual” thinks it’s funny that she got so much criticism for using the term “faggot” in  January 2013 during a fight with Prez Hilton she called him a “messy faggot”.  Banks defines the term faggot as being an insult for misogynists – and a hatred of women is something she believes many gay guys have.

Banks said: “It’s like, y’all sing along to my words when I’m saying niggaa and bitch, but as soon as I call this one white man a faggot the whole world exploded. Listen, I didn’t say all gay men are faggots; I said Perez Hilton is a faggot, so don’t try and bring the rest of the gays down with your faggotry.”

 Stay Klassy Azealia.  Stay Klassy.

Source: The Hamilton Spectator


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3 thoughts on “Azealia Banks Jumps On the Gay Male Bashing Bandwagon: Gay Men Are More Misogynist Than Straight Men. They Are “Faggots”.‏”

  1. Just based solely on the information in this post and not knowing anything about Azealia or her music, in general I would say that sometimes the F-word may be used in the same manner in which the N-word should be used when you’re among your class/”people’s” because such words exist to help the specific group/culture keep a “middle ground” of the over all stereotype/image of said group. I have used the F-word to label a person who I did feel did not represent the LGBT culture and community in a positive manner. In a world where it is a good thing to be a “drama queen” or a “bitch” and call each other that on a frequent basis with no thought to it, sometimes we do need to reach into the vulgar and unpopular vocabulary box in order for the words and message to really make a point. I don know know what happened between Azealia and Perez Hilton but sometimes people like Perez Hilton do need a reality check. Some people never come out of the closet because they are afraid of being associated or turning out like Perez Hilton.

  2. Sounds like you are a bit homophobic and closeted yourself. Good luck with that. Now go ahead and rage against me for not agreeing with your crap. You know you will. And I know you will. This women does not need to be defended. She has a public voice. You and I do not.

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