"McSensei--Do you or do you not feel that that comment Brian made should be deemed as homophobic?.."
No. I do not feel that the comment by Brian was homophobic.
"If not, please explain why."
Because as far as I am aware Brian has not stated anywhere that he has, "a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it. H/T Dictionary.com
The misuse of language is one of the hallmarks of PC, (Orwellian newspeak comes to mind) and I for one will have none of it.