Gay Pie Scandal Threatens All of Mankind!

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A bit of a culinary controversy over in England. Mad O’Rourke’s Pie Factory, located in Tipton, West Midlands, serves a so-called “Barrymore Pie”, which it describes as “Faggots swimming in gravy”. While faggots are a common meatball dish, the pie’s name’s a reference, of course, to the suspicious death of Stuart Lubbock at gay actor Michael Barrymore’s house back in 2001.

Not surprisingly, the offering offends gay rights activists, including Outrage! co-founder Peter Tatchell, who says:

This may have been intended as a joke but homophobia is not a subject of fun in the same way racism is not appropriate for a joke.

It seems to us that it’s less a case of homophobia and more a case of good old fashioned poor taste.

But, anything for a rise, right?