Jason Collins has signed a 10-Day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, making his the first openly gay NBA player and after tonight, the first out athlete to play in one of the USA’s four major professional leagues.
While early reports seemed to indicate that out NFL prospect Michael Sam wouldn’t have the warmest welcome into professional football, recent statements by league executives and a new poll show that that things might be better than we thought.
A new study purports that gay boys in homophobic environments pour their attentions into their studies and sports instead. Why is this, and does this apply to queer girls too?
In which we respond to “Gay Men’s Sexism and Women’s Bodies,” an article by a gay man who noticed his peers “curiously comfortable critiquing and touching women’s bodies at whim.”