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(Gay) Niner: no sweet stuff in the locker room

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by basso, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. basso

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    and the logic should follow; i'm not sure it does in his case.
     
  2. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    If the wife is any refelction of the man then I'd assume King would be supportive

    http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2004-03-24-king-marriage_x.htm

     
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    MLK labeling the 60's movement as "civil rights" was a mistake. He should of been more clear and labeled it "black rights". Women, gays, and other minorities all have their own specific 'rights'. Ironically, black men have gained the least from any other minority that was attached to the civil rights movement.

    I digress, but Culiver is entitled to his own opinion and pretty sure 99% of other athletes would agree with him just without telling the public
     
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    Culliver scored a 9 on the Wonderlic. Sounds about right.
     
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    LOL my man Artie Lange making headlines! Of course this comes on his show....haha
     
  7. tehG l i d e

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    do they not realize they play in San Francisco of all places?
     
  8. Commodore

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    ESPN is stringing this poor kid up while heaping praise on Ray Lewis.
     
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    "When told that studies show that the majority of teens who are bullied are harassed over sexual identity issues"

    What studies are these?
    seems . . convenient

    Rocket River
     
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    Surely more convenient than getting bullied because of one's sexual identity.
     
  11. Air Langhi

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    I hate these fake apologies. If you have hate in your heart let it out!
     
  12. BleedRocketsRed

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    Ray Lewis should thank Cully for deferring media attention from his use of deer antler spray....


    Guy says he is uncomfortable around gays. How is this a story? He did not say anything bad about homosexuals, did not criticize their lifestyles. There was no gay bashing, no bullying, no hatred. He sounds to me like somebody who does know or have never met any openly gay people.

    Is what he said dumb? Yes. Ignorant? Yes. But it was honest. He was asked a question (which has nothing to do with football) and answered it.
     
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    They both deserve criticism. Culliver needs to be shamed. No one would think twice about stringing him up if it was a racial slur.
     
  14. SC1211

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    I'm going to pretend like this post was a slip up. Otherwise....seriously????

    My high school had 4K students. I knew of exactly 4 who were out. Pro sports has thousands of athletes. None of them are out. This is a severe problem.
     
  15. Air Langhi

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    He didn't say he was uncomfortable with gays, he said he doesn't want gays on the team and let me quote him:

    If you change gay with Chinese or jews do you thing that is ok?
     
  16. BleedRocketsRed

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    What if he were talking about female reporters in the locker room?

    Still don't see hatred. Just discomfort..
     
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    Totally the same thing as preferring someone to suppress a key part of their existence to their family and friends until "10 years after they're out of the league." Put yourself in someone else's shoes...imagine not being able to express love and affection because of societal pressure. To me, it's basic empathy.
     
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    This was something which existed in the league far before Cully said it.

    It exists in all locker rooms. It is sad but it is the way it is.

    See Garrison Hearst's comments after that one d-linemen came out.


    Still don't see how Cully insulted any gays.
     
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    Because its insulting to say that you should suppress your feelings and lifestyle because it makes someone uncomfortable. I don't understand this line of reasoning. You say it's sad. If it is, then change should happen. Sure it's freedom of speech for Culliver, so we need to use our speech to shame this antiquated idea. It's wrong to sit by and let people suffer. The Chris Cullivers are the reason we haven't had an out, active athlete. In order to create an environment where one can reasonably come out, we need to shame this behavior and show support for differences (a la Chris Kluwe)
     
  20. Commodore

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    What's ok is someone having an opinion and expressing it.

    I never understood why reporters are allowed in the locker room period. In what other profession do people interview you while you are getting dressed? Why can't they wait till they get out to speak to them?
     

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