"That's Gay"

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61520
United States
40° 30' 45.7488" N, 89° 57' 45.648" W

I forgot to do my homework
"Dude that's so gay!"

My mom won't let me hang out tonight
"Aw man that's gay"

How does this top make me look?
"incredibly gay"

Why is gay an insult? Whats wrong with being gay?
From my point of view, it seems pretty okay
What's wrong with gay people?
i dont understand
they are people too!
we should lend them a hand
What's wrong with their preference?
why is it such a big deal?
Their decision isn't "choice"
it happens to be real.

its people like you that bring them down
the reason they hate who they are
your words shockingly enough
leave a bigger scar

"fag"
"dyke"
"queer"
"lesbo"
"faggot"
"freak"
"unholy"

just a few of the nasty things they hear.
what if being straight was considered to be queer?
what if liking the opposite sex turned out to be a sin?
would you change who you are, just to fit in?

people are people, no matter how small
or gay
or weird
or normal

we should be proud of who we are, not belittling the unique
if you hurt others, you end up looking weak
evryone is different, so give them all a break

because the real faggot, is the one that says "That's gay"

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Comments

kalicollege

i have a weird way of rhyming and an unusual way of putting a poem together. So it might seem a bit amature, but i really like the style of my poem :)

LovaticPoetry

Oh my goodness this poem is amazing, I am struggling with my sexuality and this just made me so happy! It's people like you that make it easier! Thank You! :)

kalicollege

Youre very welcome :) I honestly don't know what it's like to struggle with my sexuality, but I over heard one of my friends talking about how upset he was that people made fun of him for being gay. And it frustrated me, because he is so kind and before people know he is gay they love him! He is funny and nice and very bright. But the moment he says he is gay they just get nasty. But the inspiration for this poem is how stupid people sound when they say something is "gay". How do you honestly know what gay looks or acts like? Everyone is different and gay is a terrible adjective.

kalicollege

Youre very welcome :) I honestly don't know what it's like to struggle with my sexuality, but I over heard one of my friends talking about how upset he was that people made fun of him for being gay. And it frustrated me, because he is so kind and before people know he is gay they love him! He is funny and nice and very bright. But the moment he says he is gay they just get nasty. But the inspiration for this poem is how stupid people sound when they say something is "gay". How do you honestly know what gay looks or acts like? Everyone is different and gay is a terrible adjective.

BadAwesome-02

This is amazing.  I think that it points out a major problem we are facing today.  It really hit the mark! AWESOME!!

HolleyKristine319

This is Ahmazing. Like for real. Why can't everyone see this like you guys?

AyannaAvalone

#PREACH . BEAUTIFUL !

Imani Sophia

Yeah, I wish everyone would think like you

j.katie40

This gives me hope. Loved the start, the end, and everything in-between. So much truth.

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