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Seattle Seahawks: Our Player’s Anti-Gay Comments Are Just His “Personal View”

Dominic Holden writes at Seattle’s Slog: It’s been a week since Seattle Seahawks defensive end Chris Clemons blew up sports pages and gay blogs when he said a gay player coming out of the closet would be a “selfish act” that will “divide the team.” His point was clear: The gay player rumored to be coming out soon should stay …

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Tebow Cancels Gig With Anti-Gay Church

Stand by for the howls of outrage as this is clearly the result of homofascism.  Either that or Tebow is now aware that First Baptist Pastor Robert Jeffress has said that all Jews and Mormons will go to hell and that Satan runs the Catholic Church.

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Quote Of The Day – Chris Kluwe

“If any NFL players happen to read this, I guarantee you’ve played with or against a gay player at some point during your career — that’s simple statistics. Guess what? It didn’t make him any less of a player. It didn’t make him any less able to push through conditioning drills, less able to stay awake during meetings, less able …

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Tim Tebow’s Hate Date

On the left is how the New York Daily News headlines Tim Tebow’s upcoming speech at the church of notorious crackpot and homophobe, Pastor Robert Jeffress, who may be most famous for telling the Values Voters Summit that “70% of all gay men have AIDS.” The wildcat quarterback is slated to speak at the 11,000-member First Baptist Dallas Church’s April …

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Armisted Maupin Settles Super Bowl Bet

Famed gay novelist Amistead Maupin made a Super Bowl bet with fellow writer Laura Lippman in which the loser would pen an ode to the winner’s hometown. Here’s Maupin’s tribute to Baltimore. The Virtues of Baltimore (After Pondering Weak and Weary) Who makes Baltimore so fine? The Duchess of Windsor or Divine? Poe and his Raven or Mama Cass? The …

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HomoQuotable – Brian Sims

“The truth is I was gay my whole life. I had dated girls in high school. I think I knew I wasn’t straight long before I knew I was gay. I knew by the time I got to college that I was gay. My team actually came to me to ask me whether I was gay. They wanted to talk …

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Tweet Of The Day – Herndon Graddick

Graddick is the the head of GLAAD.

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49ers Anti-Gay Flap Widens

Yesterday Dan Savage removed the It Gets Better anti-bullying clip recorded by the San Francisco 49ers after two of the players that appeared in the clip denied having taken part. Though Culliver has since apologized for the controversial statements, the backlash seems unlikely to dissipate now that a new wrinkle has emerged. The 49ers’ linebacker Ahmad Brooks and nose tackle …

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Chris Culliver Faces Media Over Gay Flap

(Via Towleroad)

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Sean Chapin Reacts To 49ers Flap

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Hot Chip – Don’t Deny Your Heart

Andy Towle tips us that Hot Chip’s new animated video features a soccer match that erupts into some on-field same-sex action. 

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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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Tebowing Has Been Trademarked

Tim Tebow has received a federal trademark for “tebowing,” the act of dropping to one knee for a brief prayer. Even the wingnut Moonie Times is taking a dim view: Apparently the trademark is not solely on the term to Tebow, but on the pose as well. You don’t have to call it “Tebowing” to be subject to Tim’s approval. …

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Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Auctions Dinner Date To Benefit MN Marriage

Details here.

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Beyonce To Play Super Bowl 2013

But can she top Madonna’s gladiator musclefest?

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Chris Kluwe For Minnesota Marriage

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Tweet Of The Day – Brandon Spikes

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes is already feeling the heat for the above tweet. The tweet earned much attention from the local news stations last night as well as talk on sports radio this morning. The NFL doesn’t typically step in on Twitter matters. The league didn’t fine Packers guard T.J. Lang for blasting the replacement officials for costing …

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On Sale: More Chris Kluwe T-Shirts

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MINNESOTA: Viking Punter Chris Kluwe Fires Back At Archbishop Nienstadt

“Tell me, Archbishop, Pope, what purpose does the Church serve attempting to influence the affairs of a secular state? The federal benefits under law currently denied gay couples certainly fall under the realm of Caesar, don’t they? No one is forcing the Catholic Church to marry gay couples if that is not the Church’s wish. You can keep the sanctity …

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FRC Cheers Bigoted Footballer

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