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Out WNBA Player Brittney Griner Tells Youth ‘Be Who You Are’ At GLAAD Awards

Out WNBA player Brittney Griner spoke at the GLAAD awards this past week, encouraging young people to be proud of who they are: “Come out, don’t hide it. Don’t try to be like anybody else. Be who you are. Be comfortable in your own skin.”

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Does Jason Collins Coming Out Change Anything for the Black Queer Community?

Does Jason Collins Coming Out Change Anything for the Black Queer Community?

When it comes to the black community and queerness, the common proverb-the more things change, the more they stay the same- provides much truth. Just yesterday N.B.A. player Jason Collins released his inspiring coming-out story. In this piece, Collins outlined his voyage to self-acceptance, his loving and supportive family and friends and his thoughts on […]

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Jason Collins on Coming Out: “I’m the happiest that I’ve ever been in my life”

In an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, NBA center Jason Collins says a huge weight has been lifted since coming out: “”I know that I, right now, am the happiest that I’ve ever been in my life”

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NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out: “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.”

Washington Wizards Center Jason Collins has become to first openly gay player in a major American team sport: “”I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” Kudos to Jason Collins for taking such an important step forward; both for himself and for so many others.

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WNBA’s Brittney Griner Comes Out: “Don’t Hide Who You Really Are”

No.1 draft pick Brittney Griner recently discussed her sexuality in an interview with ESPN, confirming for the first time publicly that she is gay: “Don’t worry about what other people are going to say…if you’re just true to yourself, let that shine through.”

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Two Men Tie the Knot in What is Being Called “First Traditional African Gay Wedding”

Tshepo Cameron Modisane and Thoba Calvin Sithol recently tied the knot in what is being called Africa’s first traditional gay wedding. Tshepo and Thoba, both 27, hope to have children and raise a family one day. Congrats to the newlyweds!

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Magic Johnson’s Son Goes Public With Boyfriend; Parents ‘Very Proud’

EJ Johnson, the son of basketball great Magic Johnson, was recently spotted by TMZ walking about with his boyfriend. His father told TMZ that both he and his wife were very supportive of his son.

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Kansas Considering Bill Allowing for People Living with HIV/AIDS to be Quarantined

The state of Kansas is currently considering a bill that would allow those who are HIV positive to possibly be quarantined and separated from the rest of society: Outrageous. Why hasn’t there been more coverage of this news? Larger protests?

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A$AP Rocky Addresses Homophobia in Hip Hop: “It’s Crazy that This is Still an Issue”

A$AP Rocky recently addressed the issue of homophobia in Hip Hop, asserting that the genre more forward thinking than many realize. “We’ve got people like Jay-Z. We’ve got people like Kanye. We’ve got people like me. We’re all prime examples of people who don’t think like that.

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Oral Arguments Begin in Prop 8 Supreme Court Case

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments concerning the constitutionality of the California Prop 8 marriage ban. What do you think the SCOTUS will decide? Will the legalization of same-sex marriage come to fruition soon?

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