Saturday, June 21, 2014
Whitesplaining the Mexican Soccer Chant
White liberals are SHOCKED that Mexican fans are using a crude taunt at the World Cup games. It seems that the word "puto" can roughly translate as "faggot". And as the year 2014 has officially been all things gay all the time, this crude chant simply will not do! Something needs to be done!
The problem is that Mexicans are... Mexicans. People of Color. Do White queer-lesbian-gay-transgender-transspecies have any moral right to lecture People Of Color? Who trumps whom?
RIO DE JANEIRO—World Cup fans from Mexico have gotten a yellow card from activist groups and FIFA after bringing a slur often used against gays to the world stage.
For years, Mexican soccer fans have shouted the Spanish insult "puto" in unison at opposing teams' goalies during goal kicks. The word is an offensive synonym for "gay man."