Faggot (slang)

Faggot (slang)

Faggot, often shortened to fag, is a pejorative term broadly meaning an effeminate gay man. It is a common slur used chiefly in North America against gay males and its use has spread from the United States to varying extents elsewhere in the English-speaking world through mass culture, including movies, music, and the Internet.

Read more about Faggot (slang):  Etymology, Use in Britain, Early Printed Use, Masculinity and High School, Usage in Popular Culture, Bibliography

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Faggot (slang) - Bibliography
... Faggots Grove Press, 2000 ... Faggotto You Further Trials from My Queer Life, Alyson Books, 1999 ...

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