The National Football League’s latest ruling, this time against Tom Brady, is another black eye to a once dominant professional league. Believe it or not, it’s not players and coaches seeking competitive advantages that is to blame, but masculinity. —Arguably the greatest quarterback to every play professional football now sits in career limbo. The sport and…
We see religion and sports converge time and time again. But should they really go hand-in-hand?
Heather N. isn’t buying into the idea that #GamerGate originates with certain handicaps of guys within gamer culture.
Matt Rozsa doesn’t see the passion of the basement generation as necessarily a bad thing, but it needs to be used for good, not oppression.
Kirsten Clodfelter gives a standing ovation to the men who are speaking up in support of Michael Sam—including the incredibly funny Jon Stewart.
One group is shining a light on the culture of “casual homophobia” in pro sports with a simple message: “This needs to stop. Now.”
Outspoken athletes of today have yet to reach the level of political and social activism that we saw from Tommie Smith, Muhammad Ali, and others, in the 1960s and 70s.
Liam Day believes the release of Chris Kluwe by the Minnesota Vikings has less to do with his personal beliefs and more to do with his performance as a player.
Gay marriage moves to the middle of the country as Minnesota and Illinois make moves to legalize it.
Chris Kluwe is only one of the supporters of gay rights who has been released from the NFL under questionable circumstances.
Liam Day explains why we still need to care if an NFL player is gay or not.
Sources say at least one gay NFL player may be ready to make his sexual orientation public.
Faried said, “I have two moms and I love them both very much. I respect, honor and support them in every way.”
We pause to honor the men who loved, changed lives and saved them in 2012.
Sean Beaudoin compiles the dozen best people of the year—drawn from the avalanche of overall excellence we experienced as a culture. Also, their less impressive counterparts.
Coming out in Hollywood in 2012 became a casual affair. Gone were the days of the “I’m Gay” cover photo.