You won't believe what the new offensive put down of the week is that hurts the feelings of homosexuals and may land you and/or your 9th grader in jail, court or both...
"That's so gay." Yup, believe it.
Student lawsuit in California hinges on whether 'That's so gay' is an anti-gay putdown
Beyond Wisconsin » : "SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) _ When a few classmates razzed Rebeka Rice about her Mormon upbringing with questions such as, ''Do you have 10 moms?'' she shot back: ''That's so gay.''
Those three words landed the high school freshman in the principal's office and resulted in a lawsuit that raises this question: When do playground insults used every day all over America cross the line into hate speech that must be stamped out?"
After Rice got a warning and a notation in her file, her parents sued, claiming officials at Santa Rosa's Maria Carillo High violated their daughter's First Amendment rights when they disciplined her for uttering a phrase ''which enjoys widespread currency in youth culture,'' according to court documents. read more