Sports has always had a lot of criticism of gays and discrimination against gays. The first major outcry came when Tim Hardaway stated that he “hated gay people” on ESPN radio prior to the NBA All Star in Las Vegas.
We have written several pieces about the issues and there is now a growing support to combat the discrimination and prejudice. During the month of June 2011, we are hosting an online symposium to address the issues and gather the various viewpoints.
If you would like to submit your entries, please email to Roy Kessel at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Coming soon
Previous FTB Blog articles:
- May 24, 2011 Why do gay slurs continue? When will they stop?
- May 16, 2011 Dicta: Why is coming out relevant anymore?
- May 13, 2011 Toronto broadcaster Goddard fired for attacking Avery’s support of same sex marriage
- May 11, 2011 Agent scoffs at Avery’s gay marriage support
- May 8, 2011 Vidmar steps down as chief of mission for London games over gay marriage opposition
- April 28, 2011 Gloria Allred claims MLB manager used homophobic conduct
- April 17, 2011 Amaechi takes shots at Kobe’s comments; Lakers try to align with GLAAD
- April 13, 2011 Brazilian team fined for homophobic taunts
- April 13, 2011 Kobe’s slur at gays receives deserved outcry; $100,000 fine
- January 26, 2011 Belmont college adjusts non-discrimination policy
- December 17, 2010 Blatter finally apologizes for gay remark; sort of
- December 15, 2010 Blatter defends FIFA choices, angers gay rights groups
- November 18, 2010 CJ Spiller apologizes for gay slur
- November 17, 2010 Croatia Football president summoned to respond for anti-gay remarks
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