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Shane MacGown holding a microphone, Fairytale of New York

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan thinks it’s ‘ridiculous’ the BBC is censoring Fairytale of New York

When it comes to queer people’s priorities, the lyrics to Fairytale of New York is right at the bottom of the list

Tory MP John Hayes / Kirsty MacColl and Shane Mcowan posing with guns

Tory MPs demand Boris Johnson take action after BBC censors ‘f****t’ from Fairytale of New York

Tory MP anger: Kirsty MacColl and Shane MacGowan originally sang 'Fairytale of New York'. (Tim Roney/Getty Images)

BBC to play edited version of Fairytale of New York this Christmas to avoid offending younger listeners

Gavin and Stacey actor Matthew Horne

Straight actor Mathew Horne can’t see the problem with singing a homophobic slur in Gavin and Stacey

Gavin and Stacey

Gavin and Stacey special hit with 900 complaints despite BBC’s feeble attempt to defend homophobic slur

Gavin and Stacey

BBC bizarrely defends using homophobic slur in Gavin and Stacey by claiming it ‘isn’t linked to homosexuality’

James Corden

James Corden has been cast in a Netflix lesbian love story, and the internet isn’t happy about it

Gavin and Stacey

More than a quarter of the population spent their Christmas watching Rob Brydon unnecessarily sing a homophobic slur

A Twitter user targeted a sundry of LGBT+ people after an episode of Gavin & Stacey aired on Christmas Day. She was later fired. (Twitter)

Homophobe loses job after calling countless Twitter users ‘dirty f**s’ on Christmas Day

Singer Kirsty MacColl, who sang alongside The Pogues for a 'Fairytale of New York' cover, once changed a controversial lyric live on Top of the Pops in 1992. (Screenshot via YouTube)

Kirsty MacColl opted not to sing ‘f****t’ during a 1992 ‘Fairytale of New York’ performance and Armageddon did not occur

Gavin and Stacey

Fans appalled as BBC’s Gavin and Stacey special brings Christmas Day to a close with a homophobic slur

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