Originally Posted by Lagfromhell
Clearly, the word gay is still offensive to most people no matter how you use it. Why else would people still get offended?
Using the word in gamer terminology psychologically sows the seeds of negative reactions towards the associated word.
The word gay is, at best, offensive to most GAY people, which makes it offensive to about 4% of the united states population IF we include "straight" people who consider it offensive and assume 100% of gay people find the word gay offensive (which they don't).