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  • De Sterling, el beso controversial y el Preakness

    De Sterling, el beso controversial y el Preakness
    Esta ha sido una semana difícil para escribir sin caer en una controversia mayúscula. Por un lado continúa al escándalo del octogenario dueño de los Clippers de Los Angeles, Donald Sterling, quien entre más habla y se esfuerza por aclarar sus...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Orange Is the New Black' Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Is the Warmest Color," "Orange is the New Black" and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year's GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. The 25th Annual...
  • Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player

    Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player
    It took nearly the entire draft, but Michael Sam and the NFL finally made history. The St. Louis Rams used the 249th pick in the seventh round to select Sam, who has officially become the league's first openly gay player. Being picked by St. Louis...
  • Beyonce lands cover of Time's 100 most influential people issue

    Beyonce lands cover of Time's 100 most influential people issue
    Beyonce has been named among this year's most influential people by Time magazine.  The Grammy-winning singer, who locked in the 11th annual Time 100 main cover, joins this year's other honorees — director Robert Redford, General Motors CEO Mary...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    I'm intrigued by the suspension of Oklahoma State University star Marcus Smart for shoving a fan in the final seconds of Saturday's game against Texas Tech. The fan, a rabid Texas Tech rooter named Jeff Orr, admits to having called......
  • Jon Stewart on Jason Collins: Gays may not want to join this club

    Jon Stewart on Jason Collins: Gays may not want to join this club
    On Monday, Jason Collins secured his role in the history books as the first openly gay player in the NBA. Despite the perception of widespread homophobia in the world of professional sports, Collins’ coming out, via an essay in Sports Illustrated,...
  • NBA center Jason Collins says he is gay

    NBA center Jason Collins says he is gay
    NBA center Jason Collins, who played for the Washington Wizards last season, has become the first male athlete still active in a major professional sport to come out as gay. Collins made his announcement to Sports Illustrated, which will feature Collins...
  • Jason Collins gets statement of support from former President Clinton

    Jason Collins gets statement of support from former President Clinton
    NBA center Jason Collins became the first male athlete in a major pro sport to come out as gay on Monday, and he received immediate support from a big name: former President Bill Clinton. Collins went to Stanford at the same time as Clinton's daughter,...
  • Athletes send their support to Jason Collins via Twitter

    NBA center Jason Collins became the first male athlete still active in a major professional sport to come out as gay on Monday, and his revelation has caused many athletes to show him their support. A sampling:   Proud of @jasoncollins34. Don't...
  • 'I'm gay': Jason Collins, L.A. native, hopes for best, plans for worst

    'I'm gay': Jason Collins, L.A. native, hopes for best, plans for worst
    NBA center and Harvard-Westlake School graduate Jason Collins came out Monday as the first active gay athlete in a major professional sport. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native who helped lead Harvard-Westlake to two state championships in the 1990s with...
  • Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'

    Openly gay athlete Jason Collins is what 'we've all been waiting for'
    National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...