I don’t know. Is this necessarily “homophobic”? I always thought the term was a little bit more like a “kiss ass” or just someone who follows someone else around closely or does everything they say.
In fact, until about ten years ago, the president’s aide-de-camp, who follows him everywhere, gives him the papers he needs, and whatever other small items he requires, was routinely referred to by the White House Press corps and the president’s “butt boy.”
Anyway, as you know, today, if you get out of bed, you’ve probably offended someone. So Mika had to apologize, and a liberal got a dose of political correctness blowback their normally dole out to others.