If you're not familiar with James David Manning, the pastor of ATLAH World Church at Lenox and 123rd in Harlem, his latest video, released through his website yesterday, will serve as a pretty good overview for his particular and rather eccentric brand of old-time religion. The video begins with Pa ... More >>
Jason Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Until this weekend, Collins, who is a free agent, had not played since he came out as gay in April in Sports Illustrated.
Major League Baseball is coming out, swinging. The professional baseball league produced a new Code of Conduct to better guard against homophobia on the field and in locker rooms. The announcement was made yesterday in conjunction with the New York State Attorney General's office and the MLB Players ... More >>
The American Psycho author was wrist slapped by GLAAD for some of his tweets involving things like making an HIV joke and also saying Matt Bomer would be weird casting for the uber-straight role in the movie of Fifty Shades of Grey, considering the actor's easy openness with being gay. ( I thought t ... More >>
Last week NBA player Jason Collins came out as gay -- spectacularly, in the pages of Sports Illustrated. He did so not because he had been arrested in a men's room or outed by a news site, but because, as he told SI, he wanted to "start the conversation" that would make it easier for young gay athle ... More >>
When NBA center Jason Collins announced that he's seven-feet, black, and gay, I knew there would be some extremely memorable responses, both pro and dumb. Among the worst of all was ESPN sportscaster Chris Broussard's rant about how Collins is a sinner, according to the bad book, I mean good book. ... More >>
With those words, Jason Collins starts his coming-out story, which has set the world on fire today like a burning hoop that shines a beacon for the future of honesty in sports. Collins talks about never wanting to be the one who's "different," but finding himself in that role and grappling with wha ... More >>
Well, it happened even faster than we expected. This, from the upcoming cover story in Sports Illustrated, a personal essay by NBA center Jason Collins: "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." See more: The Jackie Robinson of Gay Rights" "I didn't set out to be the first openly gay ... More >>
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