OMG, That's SO Gay! | George Heymont

January 12, 2015 6:24 AM

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The late Joan Rivers was famous for pushing the envelope as hard and as far as possible. One of her signature lines ("Can we talk?") may disappear from the vernacular in years to come.

In recent years, the phrase "That's so gay!" has come under fire for its pejorative use by younger generations. But for those who lived through the Stonewall riots, the Castro clone subculture, and the darkest days of the AIDS crisis, "That's so gay!" often had quite another meaning. Whether used to...

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