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Gay Wrestling League FURIOUS at WWE Star

3/29/2011 4:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The champion of the Pro Gay Wrestling Federation is OUTRAGED that WWE announcer Michael Cole has not been suspended for posting a homophobic slur on Twitter ... TMZ has learned.

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First off ... yes, there is a Pro Gay Wrestling Federation.

Secondly, we spoke with PGW champion -- The Gay Avenger -- who tells us he's upset by Cole's "intolerant and insensitive" comment ... and insists the word encourages a "hostile bullying environment."

PGW founder and CEO Francis Minks adds, "How can ANYONE at the WWE say anything derogatory about gay people?? Look at what they do and have been doing for a living for years! Big muscles, small tights rolling around! I'm just saying, honey."

Minks adds, "People in glass houses shouldn't throw sconces!"

Cole has since issued an apology for using the slur ... and the WWE says Cole will take part in a GLAAD training session in an effort to educate him about the perils of discrimination. 

The Avenger -- along with several other wrestlers -- tell us they're upset Cole did not get a harsher punishment.

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61.

Don Tony And Kevin Castle Show    

You want to see how hypocritical these executive flamers are at GLAAD? I sent them footage of Bubba Ray in TNA calling someone a ***got 2 weeks ago. I then asked them why single out WWE, yet allow others to do it? No response whatsoever. WWE needs to realize theyre getting buddy buddy with the wrong type of people. Not because of their sexual orientation, but their agenda.

1199 days ago
62.

Couzin Brucie    

WOW!!! this really 'sucks' ....that these guys take such a 'hard' line about this. You gotta say ...whadda bunch of '****s.'

I hope the powers to be really 'sticks it to' this guy.

Perhaps if the PGWF fails ... those poor fellas can find work in a candy shop....'stirrin' da fudge.'

Or maybe working in the 'penal' system....but they'd have to 'raise their sights and go for the mainline.'

How about a gay boxing federation ?? I mean they could get in the ring and 'exchange blows.'

Next their various lawyers and judges will want to 'try each other.'

This is just too easy .......I gotta go ...

1199 days ago
63.

Smoker    

Gay Wrestling federation? How do you tell the difference between the two.

1199 days ago
64.

Mike    

So, there's no room for Bullying in Pro Wrestling? Then there's also no place for treating women poorly, like Ravishing Rick Rude, or Macho Man Randy Savage. Or fat people. Or ugly people... they can't help it, they're born that way!

Gee, why are all these Pro Wrestling people trying to generate conflict?

Oh yeah, well... I see..

1199 days ago
65.

Buckaroobonzai    

wow, a lot of gay haters out there. Very sad! may you all have lots of gay children!

1199 days ago
66.

ckat    

LOL

1199 days ago
67.

sickofit    

Adult males who are rabid fans of mostly nakid sweaty oiled ripped men, who play wrestle, rubbing their bodies all over each other, really need to face their homo-erotic tendencies.

1199 days ago
68.

Rottweiler    

These people take such care in being offended at the drop of a lipstick case. For Goodness sake "Get a LIFE" and try not to indoctrinate others into your chosen world.

May I site an example? I borrowed my music teachers book from the sixties while awaiting my ordered book. My book came with the Title changed probably by some ACLU/GLAAD activist with scads of money. Her book was titled "Happy and Gay", mine was renamed for NO REASON OTHER THAN OFFENDING SOME OFFENSIVE PERSON as "Happy At Play". Give me a break. Perhaps "Gay" people should have adopted the name "Unhappy and malcontent" when describing their lifestyle. Since when do homosexuals have the right to change something that was actually originally meant to mean the exact word that they are not "GAY"! See how your insensitivity impacts our life? It works both ways but intolerant people who always demand tolerance and equality are never happy unless they make a huge STINK.

1199 days ago
69.

c    

So basically this @ss is calling everyone in the WWE gay but wants someone else suspended for doing the same thing, just with a word he doesn't approve of? Get off your high horse, jerk. It's a free country. Friends joke with words all the time. It's not nearly as serious as you're making it out to be. Someone beats someone up for being gay? Sure, be pissed. But stop making such a commotion out of some stupid words which were not an actual attack on gay people. It just makes people lose sympathy for you. Save your outrage for the big stuff.

1199 days ago
70.

sickofit    

The complaint was not about the word gay. It was about the word F--a--g----t.(Use your common sense to fill that in, I know it is more letters than the word has) If you are going to fuss, genius' at least fuss about the right thing. Rottweiler and C, lets do that again for the ADD students, it is not the word gay, it is the other word starting with F.a.g.g..t.

1199 days ago
71.

The Love Sponge    

I hope one day they need a drag wresting announcer. I would comment more on the outfits being worn than what they are fighting about. I have never heard of a fashionable leg lock. Can it be true? OMG

1199 days ago
72.

GOLLY    

You see these people demanding that someone get fired because they said something that offended them, and then they go on about bullying. They are the biggest bunch of bullies on the block. The homosexual agenda folks make alot of noise and threaten alot.....sounds like bullying to me, don't it you?

1199 days ago
73.

jb    

some of those gay wrestlers

1199 days ago
74.

Joe    

the gay people in this world should repent for their lifestyle. it is wrong. repent for your sins people !

1199 days ago
75.

therock    

non blacks calling a black a n*ger will get your a$$ kicked.
non gays calling a gay a F*ggot will get your a$$ licked.

They have a GAY wrestling league because that's the only time a gay could beat up a straight guy... wusses who whine about everything because they can. hypocrytical oxi-morons, all of you. Let the minorities speak, but dont tell us white straights to be quiet.

1199 days ago
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