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Tell Guanabee.com You're Not Laughing/Dile a guanabee.com que no te estás riendo

The site guanabee.com recently published a post that included the line “Eva Longoria confronts a bitchy queen who fags out on her.” GLAAD reached out to publisher Daniel Mauser and explained how words and sentiments like these are used to bully LGBT youth in schools and how often these words accompany anti-gay violence. Rather than set an example and stand with LGBT readers, Mauser defended the post which, sadly, is still online.

The post’s author, Guanabee.com associate editor Marcelo Baez, who goes by the pseudonym Nacomprende, then wrote a long piece defending his use of the term and asking readers to let him know if they are offended by words like “fag,” “marica,” and “joto.”

Latino gay blogger Andrés Duque, who blogs at Blabbeando and had been a featured partner on the site, ended his partnership with Guanabee over the post.

Ironically, this is the same site that a few months ago did an excellent job of explaining to their readers the power of hateful words, when they covered an anti-Mexican rant by the hosts of the show Top Gear. The BBC eventually apologized.

Let Guanabee know how it feels to hear that term “fags out.” They can be reached at daniel.mauser@guanabee.com

Dile a Guanabee.com que no te estás riendo

Recientemente, el portal Guanabee.com publicó una nota titulada “Eva Longoria confronts a bitchy queen who fags out on her”, es decir, "Eva Longoria se enfrenta ante una perra princesa que se mariconea ante ella" GLAAD contactó al editor Daniel Mauser para explicar cómo tales palabras y sentimientos son utilizados para intimidar a jóvenes LGBT en las escuelas, y también que muy frecuentemente estas palabras acompañan la violencia anti-gay. En lugar de dar un buen ejemplo al aliarse con sus lectores LGBT, Mauser justificó y defendió el artículo que, por desgracia, permanece en la página web.

El autor de la nota, Marcelo Baéz, que tiene por pseudónimo Nacomprende y que también es Editor Asociado de Guanabee.com, escribió una larga nota en la que defiende su uso de la palabra e invita a los lectores a que le hagan saber si se sienten ofendidos ante palabras como "maricón", "marica" y "joto". Por causa de esta última nota, el bloguero gay latino Andrés Duque, quien bloguea en el sitio Blabbeando y quien había sido un socio destacado del portal, declaró por terminado su relación con Guanabee.com.

Hazle saber a Guanabee cómo te sientes ante escuchar la palabra “mariconearse.” Comunícate con ellos a daniel.mauser@guanabee.com

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