i gotta little lisp
and i've been working on my limp
wrist women are a frag
and i think i wanna be a faggot
mincing ninny, a praning fairy,
merry little queen
a brice labruce wet dream,
a nacy boy with wings

Chorus
i wanna be, i wanna be a homosexual (4x)


shock the middle class,
take it up your punk rock ass
you rub your little thing
when you see phony dykes
in penthouse magazine
so whats the difference,
mr. cream rince
you just need a man,
a beefy leather fag
to take you out in drag

Chorus

call me a faggot,
call me a butt-loving, fudge packing, queer
i don't care cause it's the straight in straight edge
that makes me wanna drink a beer
and be a pansy, a homo

shock the middle class,
take it up your punkrock ass
you rub your puny thing
when you see studs with tight jeans pass you on the street
who wears short shorts, you wear short shorts
you're so full of shit
why don't you admit
you don't have the balls to be a queer

Chorus


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  • +1
    General CommentI'm a lesbian and sXe... so... I dunno it's probably about being what you are and not what society expects of you and that a real punk wouldn't care they'd just do their thing?
    katerxdaisyon July 18, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAs a lesbian, I'm really glad that this song exists. Sometimes I get so fed up with the homophobia in the punk rock community and this song calms me.
    idiotparanoiaon November 01, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHaha :) this song is so funny!

    And are straight edge people really homophobic? That sucks so much! Excuse me, but what the hell has not-drinking have to do with hating gays?! The original sxe stuff like Minor Threat doesn't say anything about gay people and why should it? It's about being an individual and being able to resist the masses and being in charge of your own life. I wonder what Ian likes people twisting his ideology to look like some conservative bullshit.

    I'm not gay but I think it's completely okay if some people are. and also, I don't drink, (and I love Minor Threat and some other sxe bands) but I don't call myself straight edge either.
    MissNeuroticon February 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentpretty self explanitory...ben weasel wants to be a homosexual..in a sarcastic state, telling the people that it's cool to be gay and still be punkrawk. fuck yeah.
    AllStarMeon April 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhen i first heard this song, i was pissed. while i'm not gay myself, i am tired of the way the media portays them. but, this song really tells that you can be gay and cool. some people just are brave enough to get that.
    glennsarmychickon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhen i first heard this song, i was pissed. while i'm not gay myself, i am tired of the way the media portays them. but, this song really tells that you can be gay and cool. some people just are brave enough to get that.
    glennsarmychickon April 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI tell you, if being gay was this cool...count me in!!!
    Slickedon May 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song, while blatently pro-homosexuality, is at it's core not about sexuality at all. It's an anthem to anyone who dares to be anything against the norm. Great song with a strong message.
    FlexYourHeadon May 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti gotta go with flex. the homo part is used to exemplify a more general concept.
    fishpunkon June 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery good song..i like the message behind it..i agree partially with Flex, but i also think it's saying that being homophobic isn't cool, because it takes a lot of guts to be openly gay, and being homophobic doesn't take anything at all, because homophobes are the "majority"....this song can be read in so many different ways to mean so many different things.
    hydrogenon June 15, 2002   Link

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