Evgeni Malkin Has Every Reason to Not Tell Us What He Thinks About LGBTQ Issues

This from Sports Illustrated. The Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin, arguably the biggest star who is not yet on the record, managed to skirt the issue, saying he didn’t feel comfortable discussing the topic because English isn’t his primary language. It made for a lousy dodge. After all, it doesn’t take a nuanced understanding to say “Yes, […]

Meet Jason Collins, the First Openly Gay Male Professional Athlete in the United States

Wow, some big news from the NBA today. Center Jason Collins has come out as an openly gay man via an essay published in Sports Ilustrated. I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But […]