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GLAAD to NFL: Punish Larry Johnson

10/26/2009 6:28 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson is in hot water with GLAAD -- after the former NFL Pro-Bowler reportedly dropped the homophobic f-bomb twice in the last 24 hours.

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President of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Jarrett Barrio is calling for the NFL to take action against Johnson, saying "All too often this is the word that is used to ridicule and harass young gay and transgender athletes on local sports fields across America.

Professional athletes who use this word need to be held accountable for feeding a climate of intolerance toward our community. NFL officials need to take action and condemn this and future uses of this anti-gay epithet
."

Earlier today, it was reported Johnson hurled the slur at a group of reporters after he had already used the same f-word to attack someone on Twitter.

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46.

Alison    

BOO EFFIN' HOO!! SOMEBODY CALL THE WAAHHH-MBULANCE! BUNCH OF SISSIES!

1824 days ago
47.

laughs at Obama voters    

Looks like gay Harvey used his speed dial for GLAAD again.

You're trying too hard, Harvey.

1824 days ago
48.

homie 1 kanobe    

1ST AMENDMENT GLAAD TAKE IT, AND SHOVE IT UP THIER GAY DISEASED ASS'S

1824 days ago
49.

nirvgardengod    

he is a nobody,,however he did go to penn state and is a stupid football player. his fantasy value has declined recently and will be retired pretty soon so no worries.

1824 days ago
50.

James    

Not to mention, Larry's career is about over too. He is no longer the big time running back in the NFL. He is more like the over the hill running back on a very bad team.

1824 days ago
51.

trbrmaharg    

To all of you who seem to think that the use of the homophobic "f" word is no big deal...it is a word that incites hatred and often leads to violence. Think of the poor young kid who is hearing this as he/she is trying to figure out where his/her place in the world is. That youngster is hearing that he/she has no value because he/she is different. The appropriate action would be to have Larry Johnson do some community work at a gay/lesbian centre and hear first-hand what (what some of you are calling) "simple words" can do to a person.

1824 days ago
52.

HumanNature    

I'm Hiring Mickey Rourke as my Publicist!!!!

1824 days ago
53.

Kyle    

What a bunch of ignorant comments on here. It's clear we have a long way to go. What a bunch of dumbass hateful bigots on here. F*ck Larry Johnson and you bigots. Grow up, you're not in Jr. High anymore, as*hats.

1824 days ago
54.

ROTTWEILER    

GAYS DON'T CARE ABOUT ANYTHING EXCEPT FURTHERING THEIR OWN CAUSE AND POLITICAL SENSITIVITY AND CRAMMING DOWN OTHER'S THROATS (NOT LITERALLY YET). I RECENTLY HAD A MUSIC BOOK SHIPPED TO ME THAT OMITTED THE WORD "GAY" SUBSITUTED WITH PLAY, HOW IS THAT FOR GAY? GAY WAS A WORD THAT MEANT HAPPY BEFORE THE GLAAD ORGANIZATION TOOK LEGAL POSSESSION OF IT.

BY THE WAY HOW COME GAY PEOPLE AREN'T HAPPY AND HOW COME THEY AREN'T SENSITIVE TO OTHER PEOPLE'S RELIGIONS OR PREDICIMENTS? I WAS AT DISNEYLAND A MONTH AGO AND IT WAS "GAY DAY" AND THE 99% OF THE PEOPLE REPRESENTING THEIR SPECIAL GROUP WAS HOSTILE AND WEARING ATTIRE REPULSIVE FOR A FAMILY THEME PARK. LET ME GIVE YOU A DIRECT EXAMPLE, A TEE SHIRT THAT SAID "PROTEIN DEPOSITS HERE" AND IT SHOWED A TON OF SPERM ON IT. HOW IS THAT FOR TASTEFUL FOR A 6 YEAR OLD TO VIEW? NOW THAT'S GAY!!!! FOR THE MOST PART THE STRAIGHTS WERE RESPECTFUL WHILE THE GAY HAD A DAY OF IN YOUR FACE AND SHOVE IT ATTITUDE. KIND OF LIKE PEREZ HILTON OR ROSIE MCDONUT. I CAN LIVE WITH ANYONE BUT DON'T SUBJECT MY POOR TOT TO UGLY BEHAVIOR. IT WAS DISNEYLAND FOR GOD SAKE. I DON'T GO TO THE GAY HALLOWEEN PARADE AND TELL THEM THEY ARE DISCRIMINATING AGAINST STRAIGHTS. THERE IS A DOUBLE STANDARD WITH GLAAD, DO AS I SAY AND IGNORE WHAT WE DO.

1824 days ago
55.

Joe    

Effn Gays, who needs em? no one likes em.

1824 days ago
56.

Chiefs FAN    

Why don't all these GLAD peeps just go play another game and figure out WHO'S THE PITCHER AND WHO'S THE CATCHER and leave L.J. alone he's entitled to his opinion!!!!!!!!!

1824 days ago
57.

homie 1 kanobe    

I take anyone seriously who, enjoys shoving things up their Anal Cavity, I believe they need to keep their little meetings private.

1824 days ago
58.

j    

that's sooooo gay!

1824 days ago
59.

Jill    

by chiefs fan...I'm a chiefs fan too, but leave Larry alone? It's more than what this guy says. Freedom of speech, fine, but he is a joke. He is a big cry baby, throwing temper tantrums, spitting in ladies faces, throwing drinks in their faces and blaming his coaches for his tired old performance. He hates the city, the fans, his coaches, and the reporters. He wants out of KC...I say good riddance Larry and don't let the door hit your big azz on the way out. I say trade him to San Francisco...that will be fun to watch!!!

1824 days ago
60.

Mikey    

Everyone go back to using the word QUEER.

1824 days ago
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