I've got a little lisp, and I've been working on my limp wrist.
Women are a drag, I think I want to be a faggot, man.
A mincing ninny, prancing fairy, merry little queen.
A Bruce Labruce wet dream, a Nancy Boy with wings.

I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be

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 what's the difference Mr. Cream Rinse, yuo just need a man.
A beefy leather fag, to take you out in drag oh yeah.

I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be

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

Shock the middle class, take it up your punk rock ass.
You rub your puny thing, when you see studs with tight jeans ass you on the street.
Who wears short shorts? You wear short shorts.
You're so full of shit
Why don't you admit that you don't have the balls to be a queer.

I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be, I want to be a homosexual.
I want to be a homosexual.


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  • +3
    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
  • +2
    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 02, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWho wears short shorts, you wear short shorts. Haha.
    Love this song. Made me laugh really hard when I first heard it.

    Yesterday I saw some kid at my school wearing a Screeching Weasel t-shirt, and funny enough, he was a homosexual.
    XNeverMindon May 11, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think it's both hilarious and sad how many posters have felt the need to assure us that they're not gay while commenting on how great this song is. Talk about not having the balls...
    MrJPlowon March 23, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOoh yeah. Sure fire way to be edgy n cool. Why do you think they call it perverse? Nobody cares what color your skin is, what languages your great grandparents spoke or what foreign objexts you shove up your ass. Just keep it and your scrambled shit death energy the hell away from our kids. Resist diversity. Puke. Fuck off n die.
    michaeltwoon July 10, 2018   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
  • 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
  • 0
    General CommentI tell you, if being gay was this cool...count me in!!!
    Slickedon May 07, 2002   Link

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