NBA Player Jason Collins Announces That He’s Gay

Jason Collins, a center for the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards, has just become the first athlete in a “major American team sport” to come out as gay:

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Brittney Griner Comes Out (By Saying She Was Always Out), and the Sports World Shrugs

Earlier this week Brittney Griner, widely considered one of the best female basketball players of all time, did something no one in a major men’s sport in the U.S. has done so far: She came out as gay.

Perhaps even more remarkably, no one cared.

Maybe it is because there are already out WNBA players (like WNBA great Sheryl Swoopes). Maybe it is because people aren’t surprised that a woman who is athletic is gay. Or maybe it’s because Griner wasn’t in the closet to begin with.

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Christian Magazine: Gay Football Players Should Stay in the Closet

I’m not surprised that many Christians are still opposed to gay marriage.

I am surprised when they voice their opposition as boldly and badly as Jennifer LeClaire did for Charisma magazine with this article:

Wow. Forget the whole “loving the sinner” guise they usually put on. This is just full out bigotry in action (emphasis hers).

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Vax Your Bracket 2013

If you’re planning to fill out an NCAA tournament bracket this week, consider Vaxing Your Bracket!

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Tim Tebow, Who Recently Canceled His Appearance at a Bigoted Pastor’s Church, Will Now Speak at Jerry Falwell’s School

A couple of weeks ago, after agreeing to speak at bigoted Pastor Robert Jeffress‘ church, quarterback Tim Tebow changed his mind. He said it was “due to new information that has been brought to my attention.”

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