Originally Posted by Livingmybestlife
I have no clue why my Gay friends find it offensive. Honestly, I feel it is out of respect for what they are comfortable with. Perhaps instead of making generalizations for my being PC with my friends I shouldn't speak for a community I am not a member of.
Or - here's a radical thought - you could ASK THEM why they find the q-word offensive. For all the "communication" skill that's supposed to be required of functional polyamorous people, it should be a walk in the park to ask your friend(s) a question like this.