History of the Word “Faggot”

I remember watching this scene in the first season of Louie a while back and it always really stuck with me

And while after doing a bit of my own research (aka Wikipedia) and realising there isn’t any hard evidence on this particular rumour, I did want to give the T on what the word “Faggot” means to the LGBT community. Check out what I had to say here:

What are your thoughts on this?


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One thought on “History of the Word “Faggot”

  1. I grew up in the 1950s. This word was always used with hate in the years I was growing up. The F-word for me is as totally unacceptable as the N-word.

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