"Oh, it's such an awesome word," the TV actor T.R. Knight said to Ellen DeGeneres on her show January 17, his voice quavering a bit. He didn't want to be there. He seemed to want to grab hold of Ellen, to shift attention to her very public and, at the time, difficult coming-out a decade ago. Because Knight never wanted to be the poster boy for the word "faggot."
Who would? The word is tinged with the inchoate stupidity of adolescence. Most of us ... Full Story »