Tag Archives: sports

SAN FRANCISCO: Sports Illustrated Visits New Castro Sports Bar

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Why, Why, Manti?

From Brooklyn’s Gregory Brothers.

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Denver Nuggets Star Backs Colorado Civil Unions On Behalf Of His Two Moms

(Via One Colorado)

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TRAILER: Climbing With Pride

A documentary about “the largest LGBT rock climbing convention in the world.”

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VANCOUVER: Students Stage Anti-Bullying Flash Mob At Pro Hockey Game

The Province reports: Various videos of the anti-bullying flash mob that stole the show at the Vancouver Giants’ game Sunday are popping up on YouTube. Just over 1,800 students, all in pink shirts, were part of a dance number in the north end upper deck to One Direction’s What Makes You Beautiful. It was to promote Pink Shirt Day, which ...

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Chris Kluwe Has A Book Coming

This summer Minnesota Vikings punter and outspoken LGBT rights ally Chris Kluwe will publish a book of essays. “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies” is scheduled for publication by Little, Brown and Company on June 25, 2013. A collection of uncensored personal essays, the book will delve into issues ranging from faith and government to human rights and professional sports. “Chris Kluwe’s book ...

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The Vatican Wants Tim Tebow

Benchwarmer-for-Jeebus Tim Tebow has been invited to join a just-launched Vatican crusade for “ethical values” in professional sports. Via Catholic News Service: The Pontifical Council for Culture is planning to host an international conference on re-instilling values in sports this spring, inviting representatives from top world governing bodies like FIFA (the International Federation of Association Football), the International Cycling Union ...

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Just Because

From Ben Cohen’s Facebook page, where his caption is: “And proud of it!”

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ESPN Airs Gay Kiss After Pro Bowling Champion Wins Final Match

On Sunday ESPN aired the Pro Bowling Association finals in the World Series Of Bowling where the sports network may have made some history. Jim Buzinski writes at OutSports: In what might be a first, ESPN this weekend showed an openly gay male pro athlete kissing his husband and they did not shy away from describing the relationship. The event ...

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Toronto Marlies: Against Homophobia

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Just Because

Also because sales of the calendar benefit Ben Cohen’s Stand Up Foundation. Office workers note: bare butts are ahead. (Via Stacy Lambe at Buzzfeed)

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Tim Tebow For Tivo

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Chris Kluwe: Salon’s Sexiest Man Of 2012

Vikings punter and delightfully foul-mouthed LGBT ally Chris Kluwe has been named by Salon as the sexiest man of the year. Chris Kluwe knows how to write an angry letter. After Maryland delegate Emmett C. Burns Jr. attempted to silence an NFL player’s same-sex marriage activism, the Minnesota Vikings punter responded with a profanity-laced missive in which he referred to ...

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Quote Of The Day – Chris Kluwe

“I would like to thank every single person that helped defeat the same-sex marriage ban in Minnesota, as well as every person who contributed to passing marriage-equality legislation in Maryland and Maine and (likely) Washington. Together, we made a statement that America is tired of division. America is tired of discrimination, of exclusion, and of unthinking oppression—the belief that people ...

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Mark Cuban To Donald Trump: I’ll Give You $1M To Shave That Thing On Your Head

Dallas Mavericks owner and loudmouth billionaire Mark Cuban says he’ll donate $1 million to charity if Donald Trump will shave that rat’s nest on his head. The offer comes in response to Trump’s recent public offer to President Obama. In a thoroughly ridiculous announcement last week, Trump pledged to donate $5 million to a charity of President Obama’s choice if ...

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NYC Marathon Canceled

After an outpouring of criticism from all corners, the New York City Marathon has been canceled for this Sunday. It’s not yet been disclosed if the race will be rescheduled.

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Today’s New York Post

I can’t say I’ve ever agreed with the Post before.  It does seem surreal that the Marathon is still going to happen on Sunday.

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SF Giants Sweep World Series

After the San Francisco Giants finished their World Series sweep of the Detroit Tigers last night, fans began rioting in the Mission District. Luckily damage was minimal. Below is a photo sent in by JMG reader Ned. UPDATE: JMG reader Sean Chapin sends us a short clip of the celebration in the Castro.

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Chris Kluwe For Minnesota Marriage

Vikings punter and hero to the LGBT world Chris Kluwe has recorded a hilarious radio spot against Minnesota’s pending constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

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San Francisco Giants Win The Pennant

Tonight’s seventh and final NLCS game against St. Louis was a complete blowout at 9-0.  You can bet that Castro bars are going nuts right now.

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