All Gay Slurs Not Created Equal in the NBA

Apparently all gay slurs are not created equal in the National Basketball League. Joakim Noah was fined $50,000 for yelling “F*ck you, faggot” at a fan last week. This was 50% less than Kobe Bryant was fined by the NBA for calling a referee a “f*cking faggot” last month, giving the impression[…]

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Steve Nash Follows Sean Avery in Support of Gay Marriage

Phoenix Suns point guard, and NBA MVP, Steve Nash has joined the New Yorkers for Marriage Equality campaign. With a growing tide of pro-athletes speaking out, and the majority of the nation in support of gay marriage, it’s exciting to see change afoot. The more people that come out in support[…]

Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah to Fan: ‘F*ck You, Faggot’

You may recall the insane amounts of media coverage that ensued after gay blogs reported that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant called a referee a faggot on live television. Bryant was fined $100,000 and issued a total non-apology. In the ensuing weeks, many athletes and ancillary figures in the[…]

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Top-Ranking NBA Exec Also Comes Out of the Closet

It’s been quite the weekend for coming out of the closet: the highest ranking executive in the National Basketball Association is gay. Rick Welts, the 58-year old President and CEO of the Phoenix Suns, shocked the NBA when he came out as gay on Sunday. The New York Times again[…]