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How To Stop Gay Bashing? Pink Pistols Has 1 Suggestion

The gay community should be the most heavily armed community in the country. … Their answer for self defense is to dial 911. And I get a homophobic cop defending my butt? Does anyone see a problem in that!?

—Nicki Stallard, of the gay pro-gun group Pink Pistols, speaking today at a gun rights rally in northern Virginia

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On:           Apr 19, 2010
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    • Lamar

      I agree, a lot of cops are homophobic and that is because a lot of them are heterosexual, hypermasculine men and hypermasculinity is almost synonymous with homophobia.

      Apr 19, 2010 at 3:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Baxter

      @Lamar: From my experience, cops are not any more or less homophobic than the general population. I also think there are very few cops who aren’t going to help a person in distress, regardless of their sexual orientation.

      That being said, I do think that carrying a gun is usually a better form of self-defense than dialing 911. By the time you’ve called the cops, you’ve probably already been bashed. The cops can very rarely stop a crime before it happens, just because they can’t be everywhere at once.

      Apr 19, 2010 at 3:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Michael

      @Lamar: Sorry, but the just as in society, the only homophobic cops are those who are desperately trying to avoid being a fag. I used to live in the most homophobic town I’ve ever been in and the homophobia coming come from the police force stemmed from a few gay cops who were urgently trying to prove to everyone, including themselves, just how not gay they really were.

      btw, as for this article, the best way to stop homophobia is to kicks someone’s ass when they try to start shite. Homophobes are the biggest cowards around and turn to chicken shite as soon as they realize the gay guy isn’t going to just turn and run away but will fight and I, for one, think the score needs to be settled a bit. There have been way too many homosexuals either harmed or killed from gay bashing. I might not throw the first punch but I’ll be damned sure to throw the last and this is one issue I’m willing to go down for.

      Apr 19, 2010 at 3:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • adman

      Pink Pistols are the best, we have a great time bringing a bit of the rainbow to the shooting range whenever we have an event. We like to BBQ, play music and just have fun after at some couples house, it’s good times! check it out. Plus, you might meet a Gay Cop or two who can educate you regarding the true issues GLBT’s face when dealing with law enforcement, again check it out. Pink Pistols are the best folks. :-) :-) :-)

      Apr 19, 2010 at 3:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Blah

      Yay, Pink Pistols are back!

      Apr 19, 2010 at 5:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Todd Plunkett

      um in my city we have a transgendered person actively serving in the police dept. She is not the first cop to transition either. How does this sit with your cop stereotype? not real well. Let’s stop over generalizing people shall we?

      Apr 19, 2010 at 7:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gimme A Break

      Best advice I’ve seen in years. Gay bashers are crazy and you need to protect yourself.

      Apr 19, 2010 at 8:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jason

      Armed gays don’t get bashed. It’s that simple.

      Apr 20, 2010 at 10:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jake the libertarian

      I LOVE the Pink Pistols. It is a horrible stereotype that gays are somehow unable or unwilling to defend ourselves. I am an armed gay man and I encourage others to be as well. Pink Pistols is a wonderful group. I live in SW VA, and unfortunately our closest chapter is in Richmond or I would join also.

      Apr 20, 2010 at 1:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GrrrlRomeo

      Oh, but you left out the part where she said she wanted to tar and feather Rachel Maddow. Yeah, LGBTs with guns and another way to fight each other.

      Apr 21, 2010 at 4:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SS

      Tar and feather Rachel Maddow….when was this?

      Apr 23, 2010 at 11:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rickie Lee

      I agree completely. Years ago I was beaten by two cops. They arrested me for public drunkenness. One cop took me to the back seat of the squad car and beat me while the other cop drove us to a secluded area of town. All the time the cop was beating me he explained that being a lesbian was dangerous and threatened to use his bully club “where the sun don’t shit” and that it would “teach me a lesson”. When they took me to jail they said I resisted arrest. Bull!!

      Dec 15, 2010 at 5:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tallskin

      Sheeezh, what a stupid fucking argument!

      I know in the heat of the moment it’s easy to say stupid things like gays should be armed, but just think about it. If gays have guns then so will the homophobes.

      Dec 15, 2010 at 6:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jim

      Video of gay basher below
      “I am offended that people think I am gay”


      gay basher above

      Jan 10, 2011 at 7:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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