Watch Ryan James Yezak's "Dear Azealia Banks" Video

In response to the bisexual rapper's insistence on using the word "f*gg*t," Ryan James Yezak makes a thoughtful and unexpectedly moving case for thinking about the impact of our language.

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Saeed Jones is executive editor, culture for BuzzFeed and the author of the poetry collection Prelude to Bruise, and is based in New York.

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