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post #7 of (permalink) Old Nov 15th, 2004, 01:10 AM
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Well I mean I have to say if something truly out of line was said then I would say something. Ive said something to my grandfather and constantly remind him about his lack of PC.

For the term gay it doesnt bother me. In fact when poeple say " actx's music is gay" and then apologise to me for using the word gay it offends me more then that uses. I have a sense of humour about it. But I did get upset this one time not so long ago, when people just were really being horrible about the whole gay thing, however I already have had beef with this person (although he knows Im gay, he thinks im shagging his girlfriend...WANKER) so I didnt say anything. And its not like every person who has unmarried parents gets offended by the term bastard.

As for the tern 'halfe-cast' its kinda complicated, because a lot of bi-racial people ive met dont mind the term, and freely use it to describe themselevs. In fact I think there is even a poem called Halfe-Cast. I cant remember how it goes...but it takes the pissout of people who use it as a derogatary term, and celebrates the mix of cultures.

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