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NBA Player Supports Marriage Equality – For His Two Moms

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried recently appeared in a video released by One Colorado, an LGBT rights group based in Colorado. Seated between his birth mother and her partner – his second mom – he supports marriage equality for others like them. “I support civil union, because it gives people, gays and lesbians, the right to … Continue reading

Bucks Brandon Jennings Uses Time Wisely

While the NBA is on lockout, Brandon Jennings of the Milwaukee Bucks has been using his time wisely. Since he cannot use team facilities to workout, he asked UnderArmour if he could use their facilities, and in turn they have made him an intern. Not only is he staying physically fit, but as someone who … Continue reading

Dywane Wade Speaks Out About Fathering

Dwyane Wade, star guard of the Miami Heat from Chicago who made a stopover in Milwaukee at Marquette, recently did an Op piece for the Chicago Tribune about taking on the responsibilities of being a single dad. Before I get into more thoughts, let’s just take a look at his final words: I just want … Continue reading

NBA Exec Shines In Coming Out

The fact that there is less and less fanfare when people come out as being gay is a good thing, it shouldn’t be a big deal. But in the sports world, especially men’s professional sports, being gay still has a huge stigma attached. And so it is very admirable that Phoenix Suns president and chief … Continue reading

No Mourning Lack of Manners Here

Here is another rare do good example by an (ex-)athlete. Alonzo Mourning got out of his car and used his defensive blocking skills to stop traffic to allow a disabled person to cross a busy street. Full story here. What strikes me about this instance especially is that he got out of his car to … Continue reading

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