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We have our first openly gay American active athlete

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Football_Bat, Apr 29, 2013.

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  1. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    It's Jason Collins.

  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Damn, I had Jarron in the pool.
  3. AtticusFinch

    AtticusFinch Member

    Good for Jason.
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    When I told Joe a few weeks ago that I was gay, he was grateful that I trusted him. He asked me to join him in 2013. We'll be marching on June 8.

    Good for him.
  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Floodgates are open. The next year of these announcements will be interesting.
  6. Bodie_Broadus

    Bodie_Broadus Active Member

    Good for him.

    YGBFKM Guest

    He's the Esera Tuaolo of the NBA.
  8. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    He's black?
  9. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Has been his whole life.
  10. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I figured that the order of first athlete to come out would be NHL>NFL>NBA>MLB.

    The NHL first because Canadians are OK with it, the NFL second because physical contact is no big deal in that sport. MLB last because it's the most faux-macho by far.
  11. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    If it wasn't going to be a mass coming-out, like Abendayejo predicted, it was going to be something like this: A veteran, not a star, with a good academic background and a willingness to talk about it.

    Good on Jason Collins. And good for the world of sports.
  12. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    What about MMA?
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