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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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91.

OCMomma    

Michael Cole is a f*g so who gives a f*ck times two! Freedom of speech people!!! Suck it up. I dont have anything agaianst gay people at all but EVERYONE GETS BULLIED!!!!

1284 days ago
92.

denise spears    

Please! They want to shove being homosexual down our throats and expect us to say nothing accept them and let them rule the world. NOT!

1274 days ago
93.

Cynthia G Edwards    

Michael Cole is a First class A-Hole, I wish he'd quit or they'd fire the Bum. To tell the truth he affends me and I'm straight.

1269 days ago
94.

Jay    

It doesn't surprise me the slightest bit about Michael Cole and his post (in other words, another "doesn't think before he/she posts" type of tweet that is very common). I do hope that Michael Cole's post was intended as a joke, because if it wasn't and it was used to offend or slander Josh Matthews then that's definitely unprofessional of him.

I hate when people try to throw the "free speech" excuse everytime someone says a derogatory or offensive posts, yet doesn't validate someone else (Mink in this case) throwing "free speech" right back at them.

939 days ago
95.

callmeannoying    

free speech is ***s should burn in hell baby!!!!!!!!!!!!

917 days ago
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