Tag: football

Openly Gay Black Athlete’s Second Chance

ShareTweet Akil Patterson is a 28 years old, a Greco-Roman wrestler, University of Maryland wrestling coach and he is gay. He came out in January in a interview with Outsports.com which cover gays and lesbians in sports.  He was featured this week in the Baltimore Sun! Akil played football for the University of Maryland from […]

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Two Straight Black NFL Linebackers Support Gay Rights

ShareTweet Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Brendan Ayanbadejo is continuing to speak out in support marriage equality. This time on ESPN, no less. If you remember, back in March, he did a video in support of marriage equality in Maryland.  In his recent ESPN interview on “Outside the Lines,” Ayanbadejo said one of the reasons he speaks […]

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NFL Linebacker Comes Out in Support of Marriage Equality

ShareTweet Today, Maryland failed to pass a same-sex marriage bill that would have made Maryland the sixth state to enact such legislation.  Or as our exec producer Earnest said, “The State senate was supposed to pass a bill but they punked out at the last minute til 2012.” But on the bright side, late last week, we had […]

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Gay Guide to Super Bowl XLV

ShareTweet Super Bowl Sunday!  Are you clueless about sports?  Our friends at OutSports.com, came out with “Super Bowl XLV for the Clueless: The gay guide to the big game.” In it, you’ll learn about the quarterbacks, the coaches, the fans and more importantly, the site breaks down the hotties to watch during the game, saying: […]

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Charles Barkley: “God Bless the Gay People”

ShareTweet NBA legend Charles Barkley is pro-gay and ain’t afraid to talk about it.  This video was circulating around the Internet last week, but Charles has been very open about his support for the LGBT community AND gay marriage for awhile. In his latest pro-gay message, he said…. “You know, people try to make it […]

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Openly Gay, Black Wrestler

ShareTweet OutSports is one of our favorite sites for a reason… they are always profiling openly gay athletes, helping to break down stereotypes about what it means to be gay, straight and/or athletic. They recently profiled the coming out story of Akil Patterson.  He was a college football player that struggled with his sexual identity. […]

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