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Legendary Hulk Hogan Says Pro Wrestling Has Moved Past Its 'Barbaric Mindset' About Gays
Pollo Del Mar
Drag queen on the SF social, political, editorial and fundrais...
Not long ago, sports -- including big-time wrestling -- were less accommodating for gay competitors. Only recently have most pro athletes remained active in their chosen careers after coming out.
Jason Collins: Fear Keeps Gay Professional Athletes From Coming Out
After he came out in April 2013, Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete active in any of the four recognized major
First Openly Gay NBA Player Jason Collins Announces Retirement
The 7-foot center, who publicly announced in April 2013 that he is gay, signed with the Brooklyn Nets in February of last
A Conversation with Jason Collins
Collins stated he thought about coming out during the lockout in 2011 when he had time on his hands and after seeing an "It Gets Better Video" his trainer did.
LGBT Athletes Speak Up by Coming Out | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)
CEO, nChain Group; Bitcoin Cash enthusiast; digital tech execu...
Cyd Ziegler, co-founder of OutSports, talks with me about the societal impact of athletes speaking up about their sexual orientation, and what can be done to improve LGBT acceptance in sports.
Jason Collins Reportedly Received Gay Taunts From An NBA Player
"He’s a knucklehead. So I just let it go. Again, that goes back to controlling what you can control. That’s how I conduct
Jason Collins, Social Change and the Importance of Sports
Lisa M. Stulberg
Lisa M. Stulberg is an Associate Professor of Sociology of Edu...
Sports has always been about more than just winning and losing and has always been laden with symbolism that matters.
To Understand the Issue of Gays in Sport, Let Us Pay a Visit to the Croods
Gilles Herrada, Ph.D.
Author, 'The Missing Myth: A New Vision of Same-Sex Love'; ind...
Why are we so in awe at Jason Collins and Michael Sam's coming out? Why are we fascinated again about Collins signing with the Brooklyn Nets? What is so striking about Collins and Sam's revelation?
Nets Expected To Sign Jason Collins: REPORTS [UPDATE: It's Official]
"We're going to bring in a basketball player," King said, via The Associated Press. "It's not about marketing or anything
Que(e)rying Michael Sam's Coming-Out Timing
Monroe’s a religion columnist, weekly commentator on Boston Pu...
Sam's coming out will be the true litmus test of whether the NFL is indeed open and accepting of gay players. Should no team sign him, the NFL is sending the message that no time is the right time to be out in this sport.
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Olympics Must Push Russia On Gay Rights, Say Out Athletes
By Reuters, Reuters
The IOC has said it has received written assurances from the Russian government that the "gay propaganda" law would not affect
Openly Gay Male Athletes Jason Collins, Robbie Rogers And Orlando Cruz Struggling For Impact
By Agence France Presse, Agence France Presse
While there was talk of an NFL player revealing that he is gay in the wake of Collins's announcement, no such move has been
Jason Collins' Ex-Fiancee, Carolyn Moos, On NBA Star's Gay Revelation: 'I Remain Deeply Hurt'
His honesty about his sexuality did help to heal old wounds. After going through a range of emotions like hurt, confusion
9 LGBT Sports Moments To Be Proud Of From This Past Year (VIDEO)
Until very recently, the sports world was considered by many to be troublingly homophobic and transphobic. Most lesbian, gay
How Jason Collins' Brother Found Out His Twin Is Gay
The Courage to Come Out
US Citizen, NYC Resident, All-Around Swell Fella
Before Jason Collins revealed that he is gay, I suppose I'd never really pondered the amount of courage it takes, even in this day and age, to come out of the closet. And it does take more than a fair amount.
Westboro Baptist Church Member Blames Oklahoma Tornado On Jason Collins' Coming Out
"New Orleans is still hosting Southern Decadence with open homosexuality manifesting in the streets of the city," he wrote
The Two Authors Who Set the Stage for Jason Collins
Associate Editor, Atria Books
When Jason Collins decided to reveal the life he'd kept secret for so long, Harris, Dean, James Baldwin before them, and many other literary figures had already been on set, prepping the scene, readying our minds for what's to come.
From the Archives: How Coming Out in Professional Sports Has Changed Over the Last 30 Years
Project Manager, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives has been busy this week clearing a space for Jason Collins in our LGBT Archival Sports collection alongside the likes of Billy Jean King, Martina Navratilova, and John Amechi, among others.
Why Coming Out Benefits Straight People as Much as Gay People
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.
Author and Educator
Coming out isn't just healthy, necessary and liberating for gay people; everyone else benefits as well. Lies are destructive, not only to the person telling them but to everyone else who becomes collateral damage.
Gay Rights Poll: ABC News, Washington Post Survey Finds Support For Same-Sex Marriage, Ending Boy Scout Ban
Meanwhile, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released in April found that 63 percent of Americans believed the federal
Jason Collins, Gay NBA Player, On Ex-Fiancée Carolyn Moos -- And Calling Off The Wedding (VIDEO)
Before announcing to the public that he is gay, NBA athlete Jason Collins was engaged to be married to his college sweetheart
Jason Collins' Coming Out Is 'Opening Doors For People,' Says Lil Wayne
A few hip-hop artists have been very vocal about supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community as
Lessons From Jason Collins and Bradley Manning
For us gays, last week was a big week in the news, but as a gay man, I am pissed off about what two of those news events say about which types of stories of queer bravery and honesty will be celebrated by the country and which will not.
Jason Collins and the Power of 'I Am'
Rabbi Michael Bernstein
Congregation Gesher L’Torah
The "I am" is a way of affirming the blessings with which we are bestowed, recognizing the core of our identity, and giving thanks for the limitless possibilities before us.
Jason Collins Called 'Faggot' On Altered Washington Wizards Wikipedia Page
“When back-to-back calls from Oprah Winfrey and President Obama come in, that was the moment where you go, ‘What is going
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