I'M COMING OUT

MTV’s Coming Out Special: Gay And Hetero Men Can Bond By Mocking Ugly Women

Instead of airing episodes of Teen Mom, My Super Sweet 16, and I Used To Be Fat, tonight at 7pm/6pm central MTV will observe National Coming Out Day with a coming out special, featuring Nevin, a gay athlete who comes out to his rugby team only to be greeted by an uncomfortable silence… until he starts making jokes about ugly girls and everyone laughs. Let this be a lesson: If you’re worried about people treating you differently for being gay, point out a group that your audience finds more worthy of derision, then you can all laugh it off and bond in your mutual dislike.

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7 Comments

  • Billy

    I wonder if their reactions would have been the same had he come out off camera.

  • Gay Veteran

    Yes, of course because we never call men/women ugly. And we don’t critique our friend’s boyfriend/girlfriend. Stop trying to spark a debate and just report on a great special that MTV has done.

  • ewe

    Blah! Puke! I get this and i think it sucks. What is this fucking bullshit about gay people going around seeking the approval of straight people? If it makes you happy to be accepted by them and wrecks you emotionally when you are encountering ignorance then you have given your self empowerment away to strangers. Being gay is not about how straight people feel about being gay. Being gay is about how gay people feel about being gay. And if there are any jackasses who don’t think i am right then just fucking ask yourself how many straight people are seeking the approval of gay people to be who they are? Now STFU, grow up and stop this pathetic promotion of second class citizen low self esteem mantra bullshit being ingrained into the culture on purpose by a sinister entity that wants to remain on top at your expense. Don’t ignore the question? How many straight people are seeking your approval to be heterosexual?

  • jason

    More tokenism from MTV. In reality, MTV is not gay-friendly. Its depictions of gay men are largely stereotypical. Its depictions of gay women is even worse. MTV only shows fake lesbians along the lines of boner dykes, women who use lesbianism to titillate sleazy straight guys. It’s extremely disrespectful of MTV.

    MTV can basically fuck off and so can its executives.

  • ewe

    @jason: You are so right about MTV promoting homophobia snd it is documented by people who suffered it at the hands of very low level employees as well. That can only mean that gay bashing and stereotypes is tolerated higher up. Who the hell watches MTV anymore anyway?

  • Jesse

    @Gay Veteran: EXACTLY.

    Yes, of course because we never call men/women ugly. And we don’t critique our friend’s boyfriend/girlfriend. Stop trying to spark a debate and just report on a great special that MTV has done.

    Queerty, read that over and over again. Please. Out of his amazing story THIS is the single moment that you decide to focus on? Grow up.

  • waybig90

    Guarantee he’s a snow queen.

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