Friday, February 16, 2007

John Amaechi

My favorite sports commentator, Dave Zirin, sounds off on former NBA basketball player John Amaechi's coming out as a gay man:

"Sports is one of the last grand hamlets of homophobia. Amaechi poses a real challenge to the realities of the locker room, the press box and the owner's box: all places where I have heard homophobic comments used as casually as a comma. "

Read the full article

Also, see this piece on PopPolitics.com - Out in the Open: Tim Hardaway, John Amaechi, and the Search for Manhood and Meaning

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