Thursday, January 10, 2013

Fighting Words

Today's column for the Daily Banter is actually pegged off of a column currently running over at HuffPo. It's a piece that had me nodding my head over and over again.

Here's the opening shot:

"I’ll make this quick because I’m still fighting the flu and it’s winning.

My favorite quote this week comes from New York City-based musician Keo Nozari, writing for the Huffington Post. It has to do with a recent Twitter war between hip-hop rising star Azealia Banks and Perez Hilton — one Hilton decided to involve himself in for entirely self-serving reasons — in which Banks called Hilton a 'messy faggot.' This, of course, resulted in Hilton hilariously clutching his pearls and GLAAD stepping into the fray to condemn Banks’s comment, insisting that it 'hurts kids.'

Here’s Nozari:

'We can’t be outraged when a 34-year-old gay man who built his career on bullying is in turn ‘bullied’ by a 21-year-old bisexual woman employing his same methods.'


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