That's So Gay!

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What do people mean when they say, "That's so gay"?

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That's So Gay!

  1. That’s so gay!
  2. That’s so gay! ! Everyone says it. Right? It’s no big deal.!! Maybe you say it, too.! ! But what do you mean when you say it, exactly?! ! That’s so gay?!
  3. Do you mean “brilliant” like Alan Turing the British mathematician and logician who cracked German codes, which helped defeat the Nazis?!
  4. Do you mean “witty” like Oscar Wilde the Irish poet and writer from the 1800s, who we still quote today?!
  5. Do you mean “athletic” like Martina Navratilova, the Czech-born tennis player who was number 1 in the world and arguably the greatest player of either gender ever?!
  6. Do you mean “artistic” like Andy Warhol, the American artist and leading figure in the Pop Art movement?!
  7. Do you mean “poetic” like Walt Whitman, the “father of free verse” and probably the greatest American poet of all time?!
  8. Do you mean “intellectual” like Ludwig Wittgenstein, the Austrian-born philosopher?!
  9. Do you mean “smart” or “adventurous” like Sally Ride, the physicist and astronaut – and the first American woman in space?!
  10. Do you mean “musical” like Tchaikovsky, the Russian composer, who wrote some of the most popular music in the classical canon?!
  11. Do you mean “brave” like Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California?!
  12. Do you mean “dashing” and “talented” like Sir Ian McKellen, one of the greatest and most respected actors of our time?!
  13. Do you mean “compassionate” like Florence Nightingale, the English social reformer and founder of modern nursing?!
  14. Do you mean “tough” like Michael Sam, defensive end for the St. Louis Rams and the NFL’s first openly gay player?!
  15. So many great words to choose from when you’re describing something. ! ! “Gay” is just one.! ! Why not be clear about what you mean?! ! Gay people will probably appreciate it.!
  16. In honor of all my LGBTQ brothers and sisters | Pride Month, June 2014! ! @stribs! Thank you!

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