Category Archives: Football

How to Keep Watching Football?

So yeah, you might have heard about this little problem the NFL had over the last year, where one of its high-profile players hit his fiancĂ©e in an elevator and knocked her unconscious, followed by the player’s team tweeting that … Continue reading

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Closing Chapters

Back when I was working on my Masters, I had been writing my research paper (I didn’t do a thesis; I did a coursework Masters and a research paper with an oral defense) for months. When it was finally submitted … Continue reading

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An active college player comes out as bisexual

Not much I can add to this story: http://www.examiner.com/article/death-threats-face-college-football-player-coming-out-as-bisexual He’s on Twitter at @connermertens if you want to tweet him some support. Thx to @ferinoch for the heads-up.

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Gay Almost-NFL Player’s Story…

It’s worth reading and not too long. This athlete starred in college, though attitude and injury led to him remaining undrafted. I wonder if he’d have found it so easy to walk away from NFL interest if he’d had a … Continue reading

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Another Divisions Review

First “Divisions” is tapped to be the Furry Writers’ Guild Book of the Month, and now there’s another review up by Elisa Rolle. Elisa doesn’t really give “thumbs up,” but I think it’s pretty clear from the review that she … Continue reading

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More Gay Football News

There are already gay players in the NFL, apparently ready to come out–but what if a team drafted an already openly-gay player? There is a guy who fits that bill. He’s a kicker, so Charm fans will already like him, … Continue reading

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NFL Player Considering Coming Out…

As reported on SI.com. There’s really no other news. Of course, nobody knows who it is.

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More Acceptance In Football

Scott Fujita joined the other NFL players who signed their names to a brief to the Supreme Court in favor of same-sex marriage, and here he writes about his family’s experiences with racial intolerance (including the birth of his father … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality and the Super Bowl

An interesting stat: Every year a state with a football team passed a marriage equality law, the subsequent Super Bowl was won by a team from a state with a newly-passed marriage equality law. In 2004, Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage, … Continue reading

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Me and the 49ers

I did not grow up in the Bay Area, or even on the West Coast, but I did grow up, sort of, with Joe Montana. Not in a literal sense (though we ate in the same restaurant he was in … Continue reading

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