Posts tagged "kobe bryant"

NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out

NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out
It seems the history of gay athletes in pro sports that are remaining closeted for the sake of their career is a thing of the past. Earlier this week, the attractive Jason Collins, a 12-year N.B.A. veteran, has come out as the first openly gay male athlete still active in a major American team sport.... Read more »

NBA star Grant Hill Wants Young People to Stop Using the Word "Gay"

NBA star Grant Hill Wants Young People to Stop Using the Word "Gay"
The NBA aired a 30-second public service announcement last week featuring NBA Phoenix Suns player Grant Hill and Jared Dudley encouraging young people to stop using the word “gay” to mean “dumb or stupid.” The commercial is also part of the “Think B4 You Speak” campaign sponsored by the NBA, the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education... Read more »

Why I'm Not Upset By Kobe Bryant's Gay Slur...

Kobe Bryant’s homophobic slur towards an NBA referee during a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game recently was all caught on tape…but, I wasn’t offended by it. The now, $100,000 slur happened during the 3rd quarter after Kobe got hit with a technical foul. The NBA star was clearly upset screams for the ref (Bennie Adams)... Read more »
Advertisement: