Gay bashing T-shirts

Discussion in 'Underwear, Clothing, and Appearance Issues' started by B_blueonblue1964, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. B_blueonblue1964

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    Earlier today, while in a convenience store/gas station, I noticed a 20ish year old man wearing what I consider to be a gay bashing T-shirt. The shirt had an image of the Trix Rabbit on it, and read---"Silly faggott, dix are for chix!"
    The young woman/cashier who waited on him laughed and told him that she really liked his shirt. A few other customers in line chuckled and agreed.
    Why is it so acceptable to wear these obviously hate-mongering shirts? What if you saw someone wearing pro-slavery T-shirts? Or a T-shirt with anti-Semitic inscriptions on it? Or a T-shirt making fun of Asians, or Latinos, or women? Would you express your outrage to the shirt's wearer? I don't know, maybe I'm kind of pissed at myself for not letting the others know that I didn't think the shirt was appropriate. Or maybe I should have said as a gay male, I was offended. Or maybe....ah, I don't know. What I do know is, we still have a long way to go.
     
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    I'd tell that casher that I don't think that shirt is in good taste and would not patronize that establishment anymore if she gives you any lip.
     
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    it was a joke I am sure
    even jokes in bad taste are still jokes you may not find them funny but others may
     
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    What's wrong with that T-shirt, other than perhaps, the "obscene" language on it?

    We wouldn't even know who the homosexuals are, unless they go off shooting off their mouths bragging about their sexual deviancy. Do we hear straight people bragging about their sexual exploits? Well at least most straight people don't? (Society gets crazier and more wicked in the endtimes, as they forget God.)

    Have to admit, it sounds creative and funny.

    BTW, didn't the children vote that the Trix rabbit should get some Trix? And yet I never saw that happen in the commercials? What gives? Greedy product-downsizing hypocritical leftist corporations?
     
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    Where in the country do you live?
     
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    That is awful
     
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    It has been said that
    "some people are so small,
    you have to be mighty big to overlook them."
    Still, it's sad to see some who are obviously
    not as "enlightened" as they should be by now.

    "Forgive all who have offended you,
    not for them, but for yourself." ~ Harriet Nelson

     
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    I'm gay so yes, at first glance, I do think it's offensive. However, bear in mind that intelligent people act, not joke. The man hides inside a shirt. Let his image speak for himself.
     
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    Ok, honestly, I laughed, but I'd never wear that out in public. (Or at all!) I'd never any kind of shirt with any kind of profanity or anything like that on it. As a matter of fact, I doubt I own that many shirts with any words/phrases on them. The only one I remember having that in public is my high school "class of" shirt, and one I got for filed hockey, but that's it. Even though I see where your comming from, it is his freedom of speech/expression...
     
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    After years of abuse and ridicule unfortunately it will never change - there is always someone or something that becomes the "butt" of the joke.
     
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    The word "faggott" bothered me. If someone were to wear a shirt with the infamous "N-word" on it, would blacks be offended? The only 2 shirts I own with writing on them are, my Texas Longhorn T and my "Tell Me I'm Your Daddy" T. Guess someone, somewhere could get offended by either of those.
     
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    I love your words of wisdom at the bottom of your post. My grandmother always said that 'they're too pretty to be any good'.........lol
     
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    :smile:Thank you. I've found that young men who use the word "dude" a lot are usually as dumb as a plate of flavored oatmeal. But, damn, they're hot fucks! So, add the "idiots" to the "pretty" category. And at least they serve a purpose:smile:
     
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    The shirt is horrible! It is rude and insensitive. The fact that he would buy shirt, let alone wear it out in public shows he has no respect for others. No matter if it was a joke or not it still may offend. And I bet if someone wore a shirt that offended him then it would not be a laughing matter. Lets think before we do things people. A little compassion towards others goes a long way.
     
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    I've seen shirts with the N-word on them. They appear to be "acceptable" if a black person is wearing it. If a white guy wears it, they'd probably get cut bad, or shot.
     
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    What does it mean ''dix''?
     
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    Means dicks :redface:
     
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    Or someone may talk with the white guy and explain why that shirt is offensive. Personally these types of "offensive-hate charged" t-shirts should not be made. Also there was a whole movement about blacks taking the word and reclaiming it, But no matter what it is still an OFFENSIVE and HATEFULLY charged word because it was created out of HATE!
     
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    And people wonder why so many men remain in the closet.
     
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