Alex Blaze

Ted Nugent Has Gay Friends

Filed By Alex Blaze | May 19, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

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Tags: Ted Nugent

"I'm repulsed at the concept of man-on-man sex, I think it's against nature. I think it's strange as hell, but if that's what you are I love ya... I'm not going to judge another's morals. I say live and let live. I have friends that are gay."

--Country star Ted Nugent

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Laurie Edwards | May 19, 2011 8:24 AM

So it comes down to, "I like you even though you're an unnatural freak." Yeah, love you too, asshole.

When did Ted Nugent become a Country star? I guess when he became a teabagger? I used to love his work, saw him in concert all through the 70's but have deleted his songs from my Ipod, mp3 players and such since his article in Newsweek a few months ago spouting his support of Sarah Palin - This guy just pisses me off day by day

....yet is he 'repulsed' by homosexual lesbian woman-on-woman sex? does THAT gross him out? probably not. he's repulsed by man on man sex, but not homosexuality. riiiiiiight.

issues, man. what a pig.
check this out.

Before we all start castigating Nugent: I've lost track of how many gay men I've heard refer disparagingly to sex with women/female genitalia. And a lot of lesbians automatically go "yuck!" when they think of sex with a man and think it's "strange as hell."

I hate to break the news - but not every straight person gets or gives a damn about that memo from GLAAD about how to think/speak about queers, you know? Let people express what they think - the guy's response is the more real and more complicated one. You know, like sex and desire.

Ultimately, his kind is more likely to be the sort who won't bash someone for having gay sex/being gay. Not all our "allies" are going to be delivering sappy "I love you" messages on youtube, and shouldn't have to be that sort. And most of them are people I don't want on my side anyway (like, oh, the McCain women).

Life's complicated, and we won't always get the perfect affirmations we want. There isn't a giant television writing team in the sky creating all this.

He is entitled to his views as much as any of us. They may not be correct and we may not agree but they are his own. As long as he does not seek to take our rights I am fine with it.

He's a major gun freak also, and he believes strongly in hunting and dressing his own meat. His whole immediate family pitches in. He says it's because people should know where their food comes from and be involved in producing it. He doesn't grow anything, though, as in fruits and vegetables, which I suspect is because it's considerably less macho than killing stuff. I can't prove that, of course. Oh well, whatever makes him happy.

Y'know, I honestly don't have a problem with this at all. He's entitled to his opinion, just as I, as a lesbian, am entitled to my own opinion that any sex that involves dangly parts is kind of strange. But, hey, whatever floats someone's boat, right? :)

This is the kind of person who admits that his repulsion doesn't need to affect what other people do. I can respect that. That's the kind of person who also admits that we are people, that we have rights, and is extremely unlikely to instigate or join in on a bashing. And I appreciate that.