Articles with this tag:word
- Hyuk in defaultposted at 4:19 am Aug 13,2009
Think Before You Speak has been running a campaign to raise awareness about derogatory use of the word "gay". To drive the message home are posters of a jock, a cheerleader and a gamer.
The posters include obviously stereotypical slogans to help drive the issue home - that is the point, you know!
"Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens experience homophobic remarks and harassment throughout the school day, creating an atmosphere where they feel disrespected, unwanted and unsafe," says the site.
"Homophobic remarks such as "that's so gay" are the most commonly heard; these slurs are often unintentional and a common part of teens' vernacular," the site continues. "Most do not recognize the consequences, but the casual use of this language often carries over into more overt harassment."
It's often easy to blow stuff off like this as simply saying "oh, no biggie, it's just a word", and it's often easier for those who the slurs disrespect to say that. It's not so much the word itself. Words are a collection of sounds and letters. It's the baggage the word carries and the meaning behind it that's the
- cesarsuki in defaultposted at 10:11 pm Jul 21,2008
Back in the day the F word was almost unheard of when people spoke about online gaming. But as time has gone by the words has become almost common place. And players use it to talk about everything. Some small companies use it all over their websites, and other more serious companies like Blizzard or NCsoft don't use it almost at all in their products.
There are posts everyday in every single forum with the F word in its header. And there are flashing banners in every website with the word on it.
When I first saw it I must confess I was truly excited, I was completely sold to the idea and I have even stood by the F word. And later it stopped meaning something cool and turned into somethi
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