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Megachurch Pastor Dwight McKissic: Michael Sam Could Be The Anti-Christ

“Will Michael Sam become the face of the ‘gay rights’ movement that takes us down the road to Sodom and Gomorrah at a record setting pace? Mr. Sam has received words of affirmation from President and Mrs. Obama, Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner, and a host of others, simply for announcing to the world that he prefers to engage in ...

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John Cena Supports Michael Sam

Wrestling superstar John Cena has a gay brother. Watch the full Larry King show.

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NFL Survey: 86% Of Players Say They Are OK With Openly Gay Teammates

ESPN surveyed 51 active NFL players to ask them the four questions seen above. The NFL has about 1700 active players, so the sample is rather small. Forty-four players said a teammate’s sexual orientation didn’t matter to them, and 39 said they would be comfortable showering around a gay teammate. But 32 players said they had teammates or coaches who ...

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Reporter Slams Critics Of Michael Sam

Via Fox Sports: Have you heard of Dale Hansen? In case you haven’t, he’s a well-known TV sports anchor for the ABC affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth. A couple of days ago, he took a couple of minutes to break down the negative reaction to Missouri defensive end — and NFL prospect — Michael Sam coming out as gay. There are ...

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This Week’s Sports Illustrated Cover

(Tipped by JMG reader Rob)

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Quote Of The Day – Preston Griffall

“We’re two dudes, laying on top of each other in spandex. Of course people are going to make fun of it. In sports, what we’re doing is a completely different issue than what they’re talking about. We’re competing here. I’m not going to look too deeply into it.” – American luger Preston Griffall, who isn’t bothered by the Canadian spot ...

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Rush Limbaugh On Michael Sam

“Heterosexuality has no political agenda and there is no agenda attached to it. Heterosexuality does not have activists, but they’re under assault. Heterosexuality may be 95, 98 percent of the population — they’re under assault by the 2-5 percent that are homosexual. Why is there a political agenda attached to and driven by homosexuality and there is no corresponding heterosexual ...

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NCAA Opposes Indiana Marriage Ban

The National Collegiate Athletic Association, which is based in Indianapolis, says that it opposes Indiana’s proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. “The NCAA national office leadership strongly supports an environment of inclusion where all of our employees are treated fairly and enjoy equal protection under the law,” NCAA spokesman Bob Williams said. “We urge Indiana lawmakers to legislate in the ...

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HomoQuotable – Frank Bruni

“A news flash for every straight man out there: You’ve been naked in front of a gay man. In fact you’ve been naked, over the course of your life, in front of many gay men, at least if you have more than a few years on you. And here you are — uninjured, uncorrupted, intact. The earth still spins. The ...

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First Lady Tweets Michael Sam

ICYMI: Sam came out yesterday and may become the first openly gay player in the NFL. (Tipped by JMG reader Aaron)

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College Football Star Comes Out, May Become First Openly Gay NFL Player

University of Missouri football star Michael Sam came out today. As an NFL draft prospect, Sam may become the first openly gay active player in the pro football. Coaches at the University of Missouri divided players into small groups at a preseason football practice last year for a team-building exercise. One by one, players were asked to talk about themselves ...

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Dutch Lesbian Takes Gold At Sochi

Openly gay speedskater Ireen Wüst took the gold today in the women’s 3000-meter race, becoming the first out athlete to medal at the Sochi Olympics. Today’s is her third Olympic gold medal, hence her pose in the above photo. Wüst finished in just 4 minutes, 0.34 seconds — just ahead of Martina Sablikova, the defending champ. Sablikova took silver after ...

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IOC Backs Arrests Of LGBT Activists

Yesterday dozens of LGBT activists were arrested across Russia for staging pro-gay demonstrations. While in custody, one of the activists arrested in Moscow’s Red Square tweeted that Russian police had beaten them and threatened them with sexual assault. Which the IOC apparently has no problem with. The International Olympic Committee has said Russia was acting in accordance with its laws ...

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Russian Figure Skater Who Lit Olympic Flame Tweeted Racist Photo of Obamas

Sports Illustrated reports: Former Russian figure skater Irina Rodnina was given the honor of lighting the Olympic flame at Sochi 2014′s Opening Ceremony on Friday, but she has started receiving attention for a racist photograph she tweeted last September. Rodnina tweeted a doctored photo of President Barack Obama and his wife. When asked about it at the time, she said ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Johnny Quinn

American bobsledder Johnny Quinn had to bust out of his Sochi hotel bathroom today after the door got stuck. Quinn told TODAY.com that he started out just banging on the door, in an attempt to alert his teammates. It didn’t work. “I started hitting it, and eventually saw daylight so I kept going until I could get out,” Quinn said. ...

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NBC Edits Out IOC Anti-Discrimination Statement From Opening Ceremony

Deadspin has what may be the biggest scoop of last night’s opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics, noting that NBC edited out IOC president Thomas Bach making a “strong statement against ‘any form of discrimination’ and in favor of tolerance.” Everybody else in the world heard Bach’s statement, but Americans did not.  Below is the edited-out portion of the speech. ...

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Quote Of The Day – Chris Kluwe

“What is the true price of fame? The price of fame is what you risk when you have the platform. As an athlete, a role model for society, people listen to you. As an athlete, when you make a statement, that statement is heard, no matter what that statement is. Speak up for LBGTQ rights, for human rights, for empathy? ...

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Olympic Torch Arrives In Sochi

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Olympics Have Always Been A Little Gay

From a Canadian diversity group. (Tipped by JMG reader Tam)

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Journalists: Sochi Isn’t Ready

Journalists already in Sochi say that some hotels remain far from finished and sanitation remains an issue at some facilities. Above is what came out of the faucet in one reporter’s hotel room. While the main venues and Olympic Village are finished, the area around the Olympic Park and a number of hotels are effectively construction zones, according to widespread ...

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