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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Whats funny is the aftermath. People want to pretend this isnt a common occurrence, that people really are all wonderfully PC and that those attitudes and behaviors arent the norm. I just wish one of these days someone would amke a comment like that and then stand by it and dont rush to pretend it wasnt something he would normally say.

    Meanwhile...as the world is aghast he said he wasnt "no homo"...there have been over 30 direct incidents of attacks and assaults on homosexuals in New York City alone, resulting in hospitalizations and even death. Woefully under reported...

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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Whats funny is the aftermath. People want to pretend this isnt a common occurrence, that people really are all wonderfully PC and that those attitudes and behaviors arent the norm. I just wish one of these days someone would amke a comment like that and then stand by it and dont rush to pretend it wasnt something he would normally say.

    Meanwhile...as the world is aghast he said he wasnt "no homo"...there have been over 30 direct incidents of attacks and assaults on homosexuals in New York City alone, resulting in hospitalizations and even death. Woefully under reported...
    Why should the attacks be reported? They're obviously a common occurrence. But a big NBA star saying something stupid after Game 6 of the conference finals? Well, that doesn't happen every few hours.

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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Well LeBron really stuck it to him again last night!
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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Quote Originally Posted by MarineTpartier View Post
    If a thread has already been started about this, please merge this with it. However, I searched for one and did not see it.

    This is an overreaction IMO. How is it okay for Jason Collins to proclaim his sexuality but not okay for Roy Hibbert to say what he said? The sexual preference of public figures is something that homosexuals use constantly to further their cause. When the other side says something, I don't believe it to be proper for the gay community and/or gay supporters to attempt to shame them or muzzle them. Simple as that.

    Pacers center Roy Hibbert apologizes for gay slur, *reaches out to Jason Collins* - NY Daily News

    seems like a silly over reaction

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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Because insulting someone is not OK. For example - Do you think it's OK to say the n-word? Most people don't, and that's not even a liberal/conservative thing. Plus, he wasn't giving his opinion of Jason Collins as a person or as a ball player. He wasn't giving his opinion about homosexuality in general. He used the term "homo" as an insult toward LeBron James. Can you tell the difference?


    he said "no homo" which is a bit of a meme, more than a slur

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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    If someone throws around their beliefs and sexuality they should expect others who disagree with them to actually practice free speech. In my opinion the reaction is purely stupid.

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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Oh please
    Doesn't that "Oh, please" response come in so handy??

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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    Well LeBron really stuck it to him again last night!
    No Homo....?


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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Time for some sensitivity training in the NBA. It's not okay.
    More likely its time for some un-sensitivity training, The fashion these days is for everyone to get upset if there is a possibility that someone, somewhere, might be offended. It's much like Victorianism at the turning of the 19th Century to the 20 Century. They felt they were being 'progressive' also.

    So another basketball player was called a "homo". All that demonstrates is that the player who said it is ignorant, but when intelligence becomes the main criteria in professional sports we can expect the quality of the athletes to be severely lowered. I'm certain that the subject of the slur was man enough to take it.

    My youngest son is Gay and if he heard that he would not find it offense, only stupid. We can't fine people for being unwittingly stupid for conversation however. That only creates bitterness, resentment, and drives the talk underground. This will most likely create more problems in the locker rooms rather than less. We're just not likely to hear about it.

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    Re: Roy Hibbert Uses Gay Slur in Post Game Press Conference

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Chuckles View Post
    seems like a silly over reaction
    I would not take offense of someone called me a heterosexual. It's true and I can live with the truth. So can most Gays. In fact I never heard Gays protest about this, only heterosexuals.

    It won't take long for these 'slurs' to become shopworn if they just get the eye rolling they deserve.

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