Tag Archives: sports

On Homophobia In Sports

From In The Life: Homophobic slurs and anti-gay hate speech are commonplace among many of the professional athletes who are role models for young people. IN THE LIFE examines pervasive homophobia in the world of sports and speaks with professional athletes who are standing up to put an end to it. Then, transgender advocates Isis King and Janet Mock discuss …

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America’s Strongest Woman

Sarah Nobles is America’s best shot at weightlifting gold at the London Olympics, but she knows she’ll never get endorsement deals or magazine covers because she isn’t gender-normative. “You can get that sponsorship if you’re a super-built guy or a girl who looks good in a bikini. But not if you’re a girl who’s built like a guy,” she says. …

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Muse – 2012 London Olympics Theme

You may as well get to loving it, you’ll be hearing it a lot.

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Ben Cohen In The New York Times

Check out the NYT’s Style section today for a profile on Ben Cohen. You might also enjoy Father Tony Adams’ interview with Cohen in Pride Magazine, which is online in its entirety.

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Slavery Sneakers

Critics are slamming the new “shackle sneakers” from Adidas as glamorizing slavery. The clothing giant is under fire for its August scheduled release of the JS Roundhouse Mids, which many have compared to the devices worn by black slaves in 19th Century America. The seemingly innocent promotional material, uploaded to Facebook earlier this month, asks: ‘Got a sneaker game so …

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SF To Get Gay Sports Bar

And it’s called Hi Tops. “You don’t have to be a jock to like being in a sports bar,” says Jesse Woodward, one of the co-owners of Hi Tops, which is the aforementioned gay sports bar that will be taking over the space recently vacated by Lime (2247 Market Street, between Noe and Sanchez). “It’s going to be for everyone. …

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German Anti-Homophobia In Sports Poster

Via Outsports.

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British Olympian Goes Nude For Cosmo

Details. (Via Boy Culture)

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Sydney Convicts Win 2012 Bingham Cup

The Sydney Convicts rugby team has won the 2012 Bingham Cup in Manchester, England. Outsports reports: The Sydney Convicts are bringing the Bingham Cup rugby trophy back to Australia. The Convicts completed a sweep of the tournament this weekend in Manchester, England, winning the A division, 22-5, over the San Francisco Fog and the B division, 13-3, over the Dallas …

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Photo Of The Day

Only one man tried out to become one of the Brooklyn Nets dancers. He was cut in the first round despite having college cheerleading experience.

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NY Mets Land First No-Hitter Ever

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Statistics Suggest

Source.

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Two Princes

Andrew Belonsky has the story.

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A REAL Boxing Hero

Via Buzzfeed.

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PacMan Doubles Down

“I only voiced out my opinion that same-sex marriage is against the law of God. I’m not against homosexuals. I have a relative who is also gay. We cannot do anything if they were born that way. What I do not want is when you disobey the commandment of God.” – Pro boxer Manny Pacquiao, responding to a firestorm of …

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Pro Boxer: Gays Must Be Put To Death

Pro boxer Manny Pacquiao is slamming President Obama by calling for homosexuals to be put to death. Yeah, I’ve never heard of him either, but hey, he was once on the cover of TIME Asia. LA Weekly has the story: Manny Pacquiao, who lives and trains in Los Angeles, is probably in deep shit in this liberal city of brotherly …

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Olympics Hopeful Comes Out

Olympics hopeful Josh Dixon wants to be the first out American gymnast in the history of the games. Outsports reports: The Stanford grad took a big step toward that goal at the U.S. Men’s Qualifier on Saturday in Colorado Springs, finishing second overall out of the 72 competitors. He also tied for wins in two events: floor exercise and high …

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Budweiser Warns Ultimate Fighting Championship About Homophobia

Anheuser-Busch, the primary sponsor of Ultimate Fighting Championship, is chastising the popular mixed martial arts league for anti-gay remarks made by some of its competitors. “We’ve communicated to the UFC our displeasure with certain remarks made by some of its fighters, and they have promised to address this. If the incidents continue, we will act,” the brewer said in a …

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Ben Cohen In MetroSourceNY

Boy Culture has more photos.

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Tebow Preaches At Easter Service

Jets quarterback Tim Tebow delivered a 30-minute sermon yesterday to over 15,000 Texans gathered in a meadow for an Easter service. Ow my ears! That gaydar bell is loud today.

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