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Dan Savage uses gay slur to slam GOProud for its support of Mitt Romney

He tweets: 'The GOP's house faggots grab their ankles, right on cue'

Gay rights advocate and sex columnist Dan Savage is blasting the conservative gay group GOProud for its endorsement of Mitt Romney this week.

And he's using some pretty strong language to make his point.

Savage, founder of the It Gets Better Project, tweeted: 'The GOP's house faggots grab their ankles, right on cue.'

GOProud describes itself as a national organization of gay and straight Americans seeking to promote freedom by supporting free markets, limited government, and a respect for individual rights.

The decision to endorse Romney's by the group's board was not unanimous because of the presumptive Republican nominee's support of a federal marriage amendment.

GOProud co-founder Chris Barron responded to Savage's tweet on his website: 'Apparently, faggot is an entirely appropriate slur as long as Dan Savage is slinging it and gay people who you don’t agree with are on the receiving end.'

'It gets better my ass.'

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