Husband Allows Kids To Play Offensive 'Gay Game' For WEEKS 😠

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🏡 Hey there, Facebook fam! 👋 I've got a bit of a parenting pickle on my hands and I need your sage advice! 🤔 My four little munchkins have been playing together in our backyard woods, but their latest game has me questioning everything! 😱 Is it harmless fun or a hurtful habit? 🙈 Buckle up, because this story is a wild ride! 🎢

🏡 Family Fun in the Woods! 🌳

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🍃 Backyard Adventures! 🍂

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👀 Momma Bear on Watch! 🐻

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😲 The Shocking Discovery! 😱

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🤸‍♀️ The "Gay Game" Rules 🏃‍♂️

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⏰ How Long Has This Been Going On?! ⌛

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🤔 Is It Really Harmless Though? 🧐

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👶 Innocent Minds, Hurtful Words 😢

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🌈 Times Have Changed! 🕰️

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🙅‍♀️ Momma Puts Her Foot Down! 👢

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😌 Kids Will Be Kids? 🤷‍♂️

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😠 Hubby's Inaction Irks Me! 😤

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🚨 Harmless Game or Hurtful Habit?! 🤯

😲 So, my kiddos have been playing this "gay game" for weeks, where the loser of physical challenges is labeled as "gay"! 🤦‍♀️ My hubby thinks it's harmless, but I'm not so sure! 🤨 We have gay neighbors, and I worry about the negative impact of using "gay" in this way. 😢 I told the kids to find a new game, but my husband thinks I'm overreacting! 🙄 Let's see what the internet thinks of this sticky situation... 🌐 We've collected the top responses for your reading pleasure! 📚 Don't hold back, tell me what you really think! 🗣️

Encouraging empathy and kindness towards others. NTA 👍

Peanut083 | Peanut083

Husband allows kids to play offensive 'gay game' for weeks

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Teaching kids about using gay as a negative. NTA.

CheruthCutestory | CheruthCutestory

Teaching children about the harm of using 'gay' as an insult 👨‍🎓

evit_cani | evit_cani

Taking a stand against offensive language. NTA for sure 👍

gh0stworld | gh0stworld

Gay person calls out offensive language in kids' game 🚫

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Reflecting on childhood games and the impact they have. 🤔

ArcWolf713 | ArcWolf713

A stranger on a train stood up for me.

teatimefortim | teatimefortim

Teaching kids harmful language is not okay. NTA for stopping it 🚨

drewmana | drewmana

Context matters, but reminds me of South Park's 'The F-Word' 😂

wellerish | wellerish

Teaching kids about the harm of using 'gay' negatively. NTA.

resting_bettcch_face | resting_bettcch_face

Teaching kids about harmful language in games is important 👍

lynniepoohhxd | lynniepoohhxd

Teaching kids about the impact of language 👍

MemeLoser20 | MemeLoser20

Teaching kids empathy and basic decency is crucial ❤️👩‍👧‍👦

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Gay adult says 'Gay Game' is ridiculous & harmful. NTA

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Teaching kids about lowkey homophobia early on, NTA wins 👏

pyritha | pyritha

👏 Teacher validates OP's decision to correct kids' offensive language.

paracrazy | paracrazy

NTA suggests a positive alternative to offensive 'gay game' 🙌

rlb199779 | rlb199779

Misunderstood comment leads to hilarious mental image 🤣

fuckedupceiling | fuckedupceiling

Using 'gay' as an insult? NTA suggests addressing it early 👍

clocksailor | clocksailor

Homophobia is learnt, and it's time to stop it 🚫

this_is_an_alaia | this_is_an_alaia

Teaching kids to not use 'gay' as an insult. 💯👍

-BestBi- | -BestBi-

Teaching kids a harmless game, NTA, husband is AH 😒

Joshuainlimbo | Joshuainlimbo

Parent teaches kids the importance of using respectful language. 🙌

Beaverhausen27 | Beaverhausen27

Reflecting on a problematic childhood game that needs a new name 🤔

MrSubterranean | MrSubterranean

Teaching kids not to use "gay" as an insult 👍

RelsircTheGrey | RelsircTheGrey

Teaching kids about harmful language is important, NTA.

beddyby12 | beddyby12

Playing an 'offensive gay game' is not neo-nazi training. YTA.

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Rebrand the game to avoid stigma and let kids have fun 😊

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Teaching kids empathy is important, even in silly games 👍

DueTown | DueTown

Punished for playing “smear the queer”. Good for you.

GatorDave4 | GatorDave4

Teaching kids the right terms for the game. NAH 👍

ehcnjc | ehcnjc

Childhood game 'Smear the Queer' normalized offensive language. NTA.

decayingdistaster | decayingdistaster

Let them be kids, don't stifle their behavior 👍

k1ller139 | k1ller139

Inclusive parenting 🌈 - NTA suggests substituting 'gay' in the game

Henniferlopez87 | Henniferlopez87

Teaching kids about using respectful language 🌈

happydactyl31 | happydactyl31

Teach your kids respect or you'll be the a**hole 😠

emilymarguerite | emilymarguerite

Stop derogatory language from the beginning - NTA 🌈

UnalteredCube | UnalteredCube

Correcting kids' language is important to avoid harmful slurs 🙌

volcano-ash | volcano-ash

Teaching kids about offensive language early on. NTA wins 👍

SereniaKat | SereniaKat

Teaching children the true meaning of words. 👏

jemeraldix | jemeraldix

A heartwarming story about educating children on love ❤

coolhandjennie | coolhandjennie

Teaching kids right from wrong with a game 👍

Noctuella | Noctuella

Teaching kids not to use 'gay' as an insult 👍

kaitou1011 | kaitou1011

Teaching kids hate isn't harmless, stopping them isn't TA 🚨

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Using terms like 'gay' or 'retarded' as inferior is unacceptable 😡

tiacalypso | tiacalypso

Teaching kids context is important, but slurs need changing. NTA.

FaunKeH | FaunKeH

Educating kids on harmful language is important 📚

Martian_Pudding | Martian_Pudding

Parent navigates tricky waters of offensive games with grace 🙌

Maki_Likes_Pancakes | Maki_Likes_Pancakes

Teaching kids better: Time for negative association to die 👏

biteme789 | biteme789

NTA defends against husband's outdated parenting, promotes learning from mistakes 👍

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Teaching kids not to be homophobic 🙌

mladoormat | mladoormat

Gay man approves of parent's handling of offensive 'gay game' 👍

GreedyRyan | GreedyRyan

Reflecting on past insensitivity and the power of education 📚

Heynowbebe | Heynowbebe

Suggests alternative words for game, promotes positive outlook towards 'gay'.

Farahild | Farahild

Teaching kids to avoid using slurs, NTA 👍

BabserellaWT | BabserellaWT

Overprotective parenting backfires? YTA comment defends kids' game choice.

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NTA. Educate kids why 'gay' as a slur is harmful 👍

Bedquest | Bedquest

Teaching kids acceptance and kindness is never too early ❤

TheSexyPotoo | TheSexyPotoo

NTA suggests replacing offensive game with silly word for kids 😂

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Breaking the cycle of offensive language 🌈

wellwithin | wellwithin

Teaching kids to use "gay" as an insult? NTA says it all 😡

conradfart | conradfart

Teaching kids to be respectful: NTA discourages offensive 'gay game' 🙌

1711frgtn | 1711frgtn

Teaching respect is important, even with innocent 'games' 🙌

mattidwan | mattidwan

Teaching kids to be inclusive and respectful is important 🙌

hunybuny9000 | hunybuny9000

Being NTA doesn't justify allowing offensive 'gay game' to continue 😔

mikenzeejai | mikenzeejai

Random comment with no relevance to the article 🤷‍♂️

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NTA admits ignorance, but finds humor in offensive 'gay game'.

adeiner | adeiner

Former bully realizes the impact of hurtful language on LGBTQ+ peers 👏

ashleedgaf | ashleedgaf

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