Meghan McCain says she's insulted by
actress Rose McGowan's claims of gay misogyny.
In criticizing gay men for failing to
stand up for women's rights, McGowan accused gay men of being “more
misogynistic than straight men” and declared the gay rights
movement to be shallow.
“I see now people who have basically
fought for the right to stand on top of a float wearing an orange
Speedo and take molly [MDMA],” McGowan, 41, said during a
conversation with out author Brett Easton Ellis.
In an op-ed published Wednesday in gay
Advocate, McGowan apologized for making “a dumb
generalization” but stood behind her sentiment.
McCain, the daughter of Arizona Senator
John McCain, criticized McGowan's claims during Friday's episode of
takepart live, which is seen on cable network pivot.
“My entire career has been nothing
but supported by a lot of gay men and lesbians,” McCain
said. “And I debatably wouldn't have a career without the gay
community. And the idea that gay men don't support strong women is
complete and utter bullshit on every level. And I'm insulted by