I couldn't go home and tell my mum and dad, 'They're saying I'm a f*gg*t and a poofter
,' because of the shame.
Young wrote on Twitter: "Homophobic abuse from a TFL bus driver calling me a poofter
INTERNATIONALS rugby player Clive Shell, right, was involved in a street brawl after a youth called him "a baldheaded b***d" and "a poofter
," Bridgend magistrates heard.
In western countries, words such as gay, faggot, lezzie, and poofter
seem to be commonly used in name-calling among adolescents (AAUW, 2001; Chiodo.
156) The offender said as he attacked the victim, 'I'm going to kill you, you dirty poofter
Potentially," he said, "you and I are sitting on three million dollars; realistically, we're living with two hookers and a poofter
I love the word poofter
and often call myself a poof, even when I fill in forms.
Often used to deride such people, eg: 'That bloody tree-hugging greenie poofter
You can describe me as a gay political performer or you could say I'm a poofter
princess prancing against the patriarchy.
He has an amazing number of derogatory names (MORON, DESPOT, PEST, POOFTER
, SNOOP, MONSTER, DOPE, FOP, DEMON with HORNS) and is POOR, SOFT, MOROSE and STONED--yet he can be a HERO with HONOR
Further, 'hate speech' has become synonymous with the practice of naming marginalized individuals (such as poofter
, dyke or Jew), yet this primary form of hate violence is only one of a range of acts that define and separate gay men, lesbians and Jews from their wider communities.
He had to be a poofter
or something': Violence, Male Honour and Heterosexual Panic.