I Hate That Word…

I read a post that completely disturbed me…

I am beyond disappointed, hurt, or fury…

Trying to understand how someone could be so simple-minded, belittling, and ignorant, does not come easy to me. The post, “I will not apologize to faggots”

  (oh how I hate that word, which is why I used * in my original post Call me a F***** Lover), was a slap in the face to anyone in the LGBTQIAP+ community and to anyone who supports them.

The slurs, judgement, and violent descriptions of how gays should feel about themselves in this post is a clear depiction of why suicide rates are so high for members of the LGBTQIAP+ community.

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Australian Human Rights 

In this post, members of the LGBTQIAP+ community are referred to as:

“damn butt pluggers…”

“Those nasty ass no account, filthy, shit smelling faggots should be disrespected…”

“disgusting, vile and filthy degenerates…”

“rejects from hell…”

“sick fucks…”

Saying that who they are is “sick ass, twisted shit!”

When it came to being discriminated against, she stated, “Those immoral freaks of nature are the last things slithering that’s deserving of an apology, despicable abominations!”

But, here is the quote that got me boiling… I wanted to reach through my screen…

“You honestly want everyone who is not down with your lifestyle choices to apologize to you if we so much as look cross-eyed at your nasty ass? Well, beg me to apologize to you useless fucks and please hold your breath until I do because that way, you’d all be dead because you’d turn blue and keel over before I’d ever apologize for a goddamn thing I say about you or to you.” 

In response to a comment someone made about offending someone with this post, the writer stated, ignorantly,“If they don’t like what they see here and if they are faggot lovers, then they can just ‘unfollow’ me and get ta steppin’! By now, everyone who steps foot up in here know my feelings or lack thereof over those detestable creatures. And I hope like hell I offended some filthy ass butt pokers, I hope I did ’cause I’m hoping they hold their breath while awaiting an apology. They some dead motherfuckers if they is!! LOL!!”  

What a bigot!

On behalf of my friends that are gay… on behalf of every young boy or girl struggling with determining their sexuality, and on behalf of the entire LGBTQIAP+ community, I am so sorry that people are ignorant… that they do not see hat the words they use, hurt. They are so caught up in the right and wrong, and because the do not understand nor agree, they target your lifestyle to bash and bully. They treat you like you are not a human…

…a human with rights.

…a human that loves.

…a human that feels pain.

…a human that just wants to be treated as an equal.

We have to stop using slurs like F*****

Please know that you are beautiful, handsome, intelligent, proud, bold, passionate, and so strong to stand up for your rights; the rights of others and for what is right.

Equality!

Never stop fighting, and never let someone tell you that you are less than because of the way you were born and how you live your life.

(For more information, read It’s not a choice… where I speak out against why who we are attracted too and who we love, is not a choice)

Here are some other motivational and uplifting posts that I hope can lift your spirits through the negativity of this world:

Promises

Self-Love Quotes

Please do not stop advocating for those who are being discriminated against. Advocate for yourself! Love yourself!  

-Pinkspen

via Daily Prompt: Slur

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Ta'lor Pinkspen

Welcome ladies and gentlemen! This is Ta'lor Pinkspen, BA|MSW|SFW, Inspirational Blogger for women, Poet, Prospective Self-love Coach, Feminist, Equality Advocate, and Women & Family Therapist My blog focuses on Women's Empowerment, Beauty Standards, Body Positivity, Motherhood, Healthy Relationships, College girls and Equality. LADYHOOD journey seeks to uplift all women and promote self-love. LADYHOOD journey challenges social concerns like body shaming, beauty standards, racial and gender discrimination, in order to empower women to be advocates and to incorporate self-love into their journey. I want women and all my readers to leave my site feeling uplifted, supported, and empowered in every stage of life. I love to spend time with my daughter, going to local bars and restaurants with family & friends, online shopping, photography, writing poetry, sipping Chia Tea or Iced Coffee, sitting on my porch while drinking a glass of dry red wine or dark beer, and listening to music from artists like Chance the Rapper, SZA, Pentatonix, H.E.R, Alessia Cara, Sabrina Claudio, Jhene Aiko, Frank Ocean, Coldplay, and Kings of Leon.

7 thoughts on “I Hate That Word…

    1. I cannot tell you how thankful I am for you linking my posts to your page!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am speechless. All I can say is thank you for believing in what I believe!

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  1. I’ve always felt that those that live in glass houses have to chase people away because they are terrified their houses will shatter.

    Thank you for your continued support.

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    1. WOW! That was an absolutely flawless way to say that people are so afraid of what is outside and they like to look at the world, but they do not emerge themselves in it because of their fear. It is okay to be afraid, but you have to try to overcome those fears. Despite agreeing, accept differences and try to see the beauty within them. Thank you for your comment! WOW! This is why I follow you! I love your words!

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