I am not a fan of the Steelers, most specifically because of Ben Roethlisberger’s history as a sexual predator and the team’s embrace of the ‘he found Jesus/wife/kids’ solution to the fallout. I’ve been quite glad to see that amidst all of the hoopla about his retirement, the stories of his sexual violence are still […]
It is 2014. There is simply no excuse for a college educated 23-year-old man like Eric Waters to use the phrase “sexual preference” unless he is being a snide bigot. Period. I’m referring to a Tribune Review interview in which Waters talks disrespectful trash about his college roommate, Michael Sam – the first openly gay […]
OUTSports recently discussed Pittsburgh’s newest QB – Landry Jones – an openly “devout” Christian in the context of playing with openly gay players. Jones stance is that while he personally thinks homosexuality is “wrong” he would treat openly gay teammates like everyone else. From the interview at OUTsports “There’s not a conflict,” Jones said. “People […]
There are so many wonderful quotes in this interview – his respectful inclusion of the trans community, awareness of international issues, his acnowledgement of his privilege, his understanding of how the Constitution works – this is an ally. And I love his description of masculine culture. “Everyone’s been talking to gay people our entire lives […]
I kept asking my liberal football loving friends why they were watching football when a union was on strike. <cue crickets> So then I wrote this … And voila! You are welcome.