That's funny. I bet slickhair will remember this every time he gets that itch to call someone a faggot.
i know turtle. great guy. good for him
Sorry Op he does not ping at all.
The homophobe is mincing!
What an asshole.
i thought it was a fake video at first, the other guy is so clearly gay! it will be interesting to see what happens
r4 you are either straight, or absolutely clueless.
He pings both in walk, dress, and speech.
R7 the OP is referencing the unseen homophobe (name caller), NOT the gay man (victim) who is seen. Get a clue willya?
r8, you have it ass-backwards. the guy who is seen in the video is the homophobe who called the unseen filmer a f-----.
He walks like a pansy in heat.
R8 you are an unmitigated moron. YOU are the clueless one. The guy being FILMED is the homophobe who called the cameraman a **got.
And the guy being filmed walks like Loretta Young.
thank you r11.
I don't know how much clearer it could be.
That asshole is so obviously gay and closeted. His pings can be seen from space!
Also, I hope this video goes viral and he learns a lesson from this.
So so so gay.
What shithole city is that?
r16 -- why the fuck would you call someone an idiot for asking an innocent, honest question?!? What's wrong with you?
Excellent work. You could tell the phobe was feeling quite nervous and a little afraid of what was going to happen. Good. Good that there are finally consequences to his actions. Maybe he'll change. That poor neighborhood boy (the 13yo). And really, too bad for the phobe, too. Look how old he is and is still probably repressed (since he's gay, too). That's really too bad. What a miserable life.
What a psycho. Must be a miserable person.
Is that really NY? It looks like an economically depressed small town.
Supposedly the douchebag who called him (and a neighborhood kid) a fag is in talks with DC Comics to illustrate Orson Scott Card’s Superman story.
Funny how the guy who wrote this up on his blog has been waging a one-man campaign to get the guy fired from DC comics. Coincidence?
R11, Loretta Young walked perfectly well.
The homophobe in the clip looked rather like a priest in mufti. Does he actually work at (AC)DC comics?
OMG, how do some of you get through life? The douche doesn't really work at DC Comics. That was a JOKE. Jesus H. Christ.
R17 I guess because he's angry that he has to admit that his "wonderful" NYC has plenty of homophobes just like anywhere else.
He looks terrified. Fucking coward! Well done for confronting him.
& yes, he pings big time.
[quote]Our neighbors saw this altercation, and told Turtle that this man has been harassing their thirteen year-old son for years, sometimes even calling him “faggot” while the kid was in recess at school with his peers.
Good God! The parents are too frightened of this weedy guy to do anything?
[quote]They’ve been too scared for the kid’s safety to do anything about it. But it’s going to end today.
Well done. Please keep us informed. Make a video diary of the whole thing/process.
In the meantime, OP's video's going viral.
Why is someone named Turtle?
It has to do with circumcision, R27.
Can someone explain why the DC comics thing was a joke?
Regardless of where this took place (Brooklyn, right) I want to know if the douche IS a comic illustrator or is NOT. Does anyone actually know?
something seems fake or designed to get attention about this
The homophobe walks with his hands out to his side for balance, like Barbra Streisand coming down the steps in Hello Dolly.
No need to even click on the link to know that the guy a) pings to the high heavens and b) is gay
Typical 'mo wants to file "charges" against this guy.
For what? Speaking his mind? I guess to your average 'mo the First Amendment only applies when you want it to.
Probably the guy taking the video is more at risk of being charged with something- he is kind of harassing the (very gay) guy walking down the street & then posting the video on-line without the guys permission, which the guy can then sue for damaging his reputation (whether justified or not)
also the guy writes: "Our neighbors saw this altercation, and told Turtle that this man has been harassing their thirteen year-old son for years, sometimes even calling him “faggot” while the kid was in recess at school with his peers. They know who he is and where he lives. They’ve been too scared for the kid’s safety to do anything about it. But it’s going to end today."
OK- seriously now- you have a 13 year old kid who has been harassed 'for years' by this guy at recess, but the parents wouldn't do anything? So this guy is going up to a school yard a calling a kid a 'faggot' (for years, so since the kid was, lets say for arguments sake 10), and the school or the parents won't do anything? A grown man harassing kids at school wouldn't be something that parents would report? If they were scared for the kids safety, wouldn't it be worse if they guy actually did something to a bunch of kids at recess?
The guy taking the video was taking a stand and good for him.
[quote]which the guy can then sue for damaging his reputation (whether justified or not)
Sometimes people have to take risks in life.
The guy in the video wouldn't sue a moth. He's clearly feeble and will now think twice before he tries out his 'faggot' routine again.
r42 "Speaking his mind" includes hurling insults at someone who never did anything to him?
Good for OP.
Funny thing is that the cameraman doesn't sound gay at all but the homophobe pings like 1000 church bells, lol.
I think he is an asshole, but I don't think he pings.
I got a ping or two or three...
another red flag is the blog poster is a stand-up comedian... i'm sure he is appreciating the attention he is getting
Yes, exactly! You're brilliant R51. He made the guy call him a faggot so that he could get ALL the laughs and attention. You're so insightful. We could use more like you.
The guy is hypocritically gay.
and the video has been taken down from youtube... Pretty soon the couple who posted this will be exposed as fakes...
The guy seems a tad bit mentally ill. It's not normal to go around shooting your mouth off at random strangers...unless you're mentally ill.
[quote]the cameraman doesn't sound gay at all
How does someone "sound" gay? What would same-sex attraction have to do with sound?
And what do you mean by "ping"? What specifically does that mean? And answer the question without using jargon.
Audrey in link @ R35 is more butch than the 'phobe.
r55, get out of here.
Someone in the comments section of Joe My God suggested the guy in the video is THIS guy.
As at least one other person has noted, something seems off here.
If it's all accurate, I hope the asshole "faggot!" yeller is hunted down and mocked, ridiculed and ruined until he's near insanity.
However, something seems off but I can't put my finger on it. How did "Turtle" run inside and get his video camera so quickly while the guy was still walking down the street?
Something smells funny.
[quote]How did "Turtle" run inside and get his video camera so quickly while the guy was still walking down the street?
We have these things called smartphones these days...they record these fancy moving pictures.
Orson Scott Card is super anti-gay marriage.
r63, if he's anything like me, he has his iPhone on his person at all times. iPhones, as r64 has already suggested, have this feature called 'video'....
The youtube video was takin down for Bullying and harassment. HA HA fags
I love it! But don't get yourselves hurt out there folks.
Poor R67. Did you go to school, sugar? That's where they teach you how to spell and when to use capital letters.
Even the remix was taken down for harassment. WTF?
[quote] Poor [R67]. Did you go to school, sugar? That's where they teach you how to spell and when to use capital letters.
He didn't. He blames minorities for being an illiterate idiot.
[quote]The homophobe is mincing!
That sounds like the title of an Agatha Christie book -
"The Homophone Was Mincing" by Agatha Christie.
have the couple 'pressed charges' against the guy yet or have they decided that their 15 minutes of fame are up? turtle...
The guy bullying the teen sounds fishy to me. Why would the parents of said teen be afraid of this guy? What type of adults goes around harassing random teenagers? The guy seems like an asshole but continuously harassing a teen sounds psychotic, and parents keeping quiet about an adult stalking their son sounds bizarre.
R60, he does look like Christopher Brodeur.
Above ground subway, this could be either the Bronx, Brooklyn or Queens. Probably Brooklyn.
[childish epithet posted by a bigoted tool] behaviour is a major cause of homophobia 2. [childish epithet posted by a bigoted tool] behaviour by some gay men is the major reason so many boys and young men have problems coming to terms with their homosexuality 3. there is nothing homophobic about disliking effeminacy – on the contrary, since gay men are [nearly always] attracted to masculinity, [childish epithet posted by a bigoted tool] behaviour is self-defeating
R78 is the kind of uneducated fool that covers his shit with more shit and then insists that you're wrong for smelling shit.
1. Homophobia is "caused by" non-stereotypical male behavior.
2. Non-stereotypical male behavior causes other men (and BOYS) to have trouble with their own gayness.
3. It's not homophobic to be homophobic, and to "dislike" non-stereotypical male behavior.
4. ("Nearly") all gay men are attracted to "masculinity" and so non-stereotypical male behavior is "self-defeating" because all gay men want to act in ways that are not natural to them so they can snag men. In other words, gay men need to be better bait and not be themselves because it's all about fucking.
r79, you're the idiot. r78 is absolutely correct. I've been around mostly straight guys most of my life, and it's clear that most of the animosity is toward boys acting like girls. Straight guys get the sex part (not that they are into gay sex) because it's the same thing they like only directed toward someone they're not attracted to. What they don't get is why a male (who isn't transexual) would want to put on a girly act.
oh my lord.
r80 is insane.
Well, the only thing DOCUMENTED is the gay guy "harassing" the homophobe by filming him walking. So, yeah, the 'phobe" would have more of a cause of action for harassment than the gay guy. Unless there were witnesses to the guy saying "faggot." Nothing would come of it in a court, though. Something is off about the whole thing, though, I agree. Just can't really tell what. No parents are going to let their child continue to be harrassed by some creepy guy, at least not in 2013. The walking homophobe sure didn't react like one would think a person might "normally" react, at least at first. Why didn't he yell at the guy to stop filming him or start running or lunge at him or something? I mean, he eventually did that but for awhile he just kept walking and ignoring the filming like he was some celebrity or something. VERY odd.
r80, exactly! the same with butch lesbians
I'm getting tired of homophobia defenders on datalounge like R83. Don't you ever run out of lickspittle with all the fascist footwear you are constantly tonguing?
how is r83 defending homophobes? He is stating a fact that there isn't a video of the guy saying 'faggot' but the other guy running after him and posting it online- and then posting on-line that the guy harasses school kids- That isn't saying the guy is innocent, but merely the facts...
The guy looks totally guilty. Give me a break. He doesn't deny calling the guy a fag, so he did.
well the internet publicity seems to have shut up both turtle & michael- so i think their motives have been shown
Why are you so anti-turtle?
Why are you on the side of the guy calling people f-^&(*&?
Maybe because I know the accusers and know that they are far from innocent
[quote]well the internet publicity seems to have shut up both turtle & michael- so i think their motives have been shown
Nothing has been shut down. Sorry.
[quote]He is stating a fact that there isn't a video of the guy saying 'faggot' but the other guy running after him and posting it online
But he admits to saying it. Stop being willfully obtuse.
[quote]Turtle: I'm sorry, you just called me a faggot on my street? Because this is going up on YouTube.
[quote]Slick Hair: All right, put it on YouTube. Put it on YouTube.
[quote]Turtle: And? You gonna call me a faggot again? Is that what's gonna happen?
[quote]Slick Hair: Put it on YouTube.
[quote]Turtle: But you did that, right?
[quote]Slick Hair: [bold]Yes I did.[/bold]
here's an update from the link you posted.
"An update: The officer who filed my report said I could call in today to get a complaint number. After many attempts today, I finally got an officer on the phone this evening who said that it usually takes three days for reports to make it through the system.
Is this over yet?"
That update r104 was from 3/11- even his friends in the comments are asking for an update, none of which is given
There will never be an update... They knew the attention it was getting was too much...
I can't believe how dense some people are on this thread. The homophobe clearly admits that he called the videographer a "faggot" then states repeatedly, trying to justify his behaviour that "it happens every day," over and over meaning he does it to other people every day.
Also when do bullies and harassers say thank you?
For all the progress, the U.S. is still incredibly homophobic, in this case, in the most institutional way, demonstrated in the awkward "what's really happening here" reaction to the video which boils down to, "is this really an offence?" and the protection of the perpetrator. Though YouTube might claim legal protection rather than moral arbitration, I seriously doubt they have release forms for every person you see on YouTube.
"turtle" has taken down mentions of the video from his Facebook page...