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7. I have been assured many, many times on here that homophobia is okay when used to mock someone
Sun Sep 25, 2022, 03:17 PM
Sep 2022

who is abhorrent for other reasons, or if the person is (or is perceived to be) in some way a hypocrite. This goes for other forms of bigotry, such as fatphobia and ableism. It has been explained to me that this is a Very Important tactic that absolutely must be allowed because Democrats need to stop being nice and bigotry is a fine weapon when aimed only at certain people, and that in no way does bigotry ever hurt people on our side. Also, hypocrisy is apparently the worst thing a person can do and using bigoted language to point it out is fine and admirable!! The thing is, this reasoning never seems to apply to racism (I've asked), so I guess the whole thing is just beyond me.

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