SPEEDOS, drugs and misogyny is how one star of cult TV show Chamed, Rose McGowan, views the gay culture, according to a recent interview.

McGowan, who played Paige Matthews between 2001-2006 of the series’ run, also claimed that gay men were more misogynistic than straight men.

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In an interview on the Bret Easton Ellis Podcast (audio below), McGowan — who at one point in her childhood lived with drag queens — said that gay misogyny “is a huge problem”.

She also expressed that the gay community was on the cusp of having all that they had set out to fight for, but won’t extend their hand to help others’ struggles, especially women.

“You want to talk about how nobody in the gay community, no gay male, standing up for women on any level?” she said.

“I see no help and I see no paying it forward.

“I have a huge problem with a community that understands what it’s like to be looked down on for existing… I see no extending the hand outside of the gay community.”

She added that women had “very much helped the gay community get to where they are today”.

“Look at Stonewall. Stonewall was fought on the backs of transvestites, drag queens and women,” she said.

McGowan went on to say that the gay community should help others who are fighting for human rights as their new movement rather than “people who have basically fought for the right to stand on top of a float wearing an orange speedo and take molly [MDMA]”.

Do you agree with Rose McGowan’s thoughts? Listen to the interview and comment below.

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