I picture the Orlanthi reacting to homosexuality much as the Vikings did to
(their own term for it). I.e., twas a deadly insult.
It is my understanding that the Viking men considered rape in general an insult, regardless of the gender of the target, and when using rape as a tool to terrorize a population, were not particularly picky about the gender of the victim. Or, rather, they raped both men and women as a means to an end.
Note the implication: It is ok for a man to use another man; it is not OK to be thus used.
See the longer explanation here, with citations:
-- Ha! Commentary on the Favre/Vikings bit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDhD7ekiQPY [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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