Thursday, January 8, 2009

"That's So Gay" - What Do You Say?

“That’s so gay.”

We’ve all heard that before! In fact, here at PFLAG’s Straight for Equality program, one of the most common questions we hear is how to respond when someone uses the word “gay” to refer to something bad or stupid.

Today, someone asked Philip Galanes of The New York Times Style Section how to respond when someone says “that’s so gay.” Here’s the response (scroll down to the third question):

Have your own questions about situations like this? Learn more about what you can do to support equality at the Straight for Equality website!

-Julie Handy


Anonymous said...

I'm actually really disappointed with this response. I came here to try to find a real way to deal with people in my life saying "that's so gay" and your suggestion is to watch MILK?

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