Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now - Page 2 - TennisForum.com
TennisForum.com   Wagerline.com MensTennisForums.com TennisUniverse.com
TennisForum.com is the premier Women's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!
Reply

Old Apr 29th, 2013, 10:33 PM   #16
country flag Milito22
Senior Member
 
Milito22's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Supercake
Posts: 8,668
Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute Milito22 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Milito22 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old Apr 30th, 2013, 12:13 AM   #17
country flag Number19
Senior Member
 
Number19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,319
Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute Number19 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

__________________
Dominika Cibulková · Elena Vesnina
Garbińe Muguruza · Sabine Lisicki · Angelique Kerber · Andrea Petković
Elena Bovina · Jarmila Gajdošová · Stefanie Vögele · Kristina Mladenović · Lauren Davis · Gabriela Dabrowski
Number19 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 30th, 2013, 11:10 AM   #18
country flag wta_zuperfann
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
wta_zuperfann's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: USA
Posts: 5,262
wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute wta_zuperfann has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

The sad part is that it has taken this long for someone to do it. After all, for years gayness has been no big deal in womens sports. Society's double standards in this regard is inexcusable.
__________________
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.



Abraham Lincoln
wta_zuperfann is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 30th, 2013, 11:39 AM   #19
country flag Melange
 
Melange's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 28,540
Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sylvester View Post
Phil Jackson should shut the fuck up and start coaching teams that don't have a prime Shaquille O'Neal + Kobe Bryant!
What you mean test whether his triangle offense actually works???
Melange is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 30th, 2013, 11:54 AM   #20
country flag njnetswill
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 10,470
njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute njnetswill has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Quote:
Originally Posted by wta_zuperfann View Post
The sad part is that it has taken this long for someone to do it. After all, for years gayness has been no big deal in womens sports. Society's double standards in this regard is inexcusable.
The double standard exists because society is dominated by (male) insecure assholes.
njnetswill is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 01:25 AM   #21
country flag Mattographer
TF's Resident Photographer
 
Mattographer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Cockatoo Island
Posts: 56,474
Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute Mattographer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

I'm sorry but how does Jason Collins came out as gay is a newsworthy? I'm waiting for straight people to come out and parade their heterosexuality for the world to see. Yep. I'm waiting.
__________________

This is my signature. Pretty neat, isn't it?
Mattographer is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 01:46 AM   #22
country flag mykarma
Senior Member
 
mykarma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 23,093
mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mattographer View Post
I'm sorry but how does Jason Collins came out as gay is a newsworthy? I'm waiting for straight people to come out and parade their heterosexuality for the world to see. Yep. I'm waiting.
I know it might take a while but if you really ponder it for a while you just might get it.
__________________
Trayvon Martin RIP:
Will keep Trayvon's Picture until Zimmerman is arrested and justice is done.
mykarma is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 01:52 AM   #23
country flag mykarma
Senior Member
 
mykarma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 23,093
mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute mykarma has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Quote:
Originally Posted by azinna View Post
This is simply great news. A few early notable reactions, more to pour in, I'm sure.
He had two presidents, Oprah Winfrey and the list goes on but the person that impressed me and Jason was Tim Hardaway who once announced that he hated gay people called Jason with his support and told him that he has changed his previous views.
__________________
Trayvon Martin RIP:
Will keep Trayvon's Picture until Zimmerman is arrested and justice is done.
mykarma is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 04:31 AM   #24
country flag CrossCourt~Rally
Senior Member
 
CrossCourt~Rally's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: ~RIP Bally~
Posts: 84,131
CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute CrossCourt~Rally has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Quote:
Originally Posted by mykarma View Post
He had two presidents, Oprah Winfrey and the list goes on but the person that impressed me and Jason was Tim Hardaway who once announced that he hated gay people called Jason with his support and told him that he has changed his previous views.

Let's not forget Kobe

I'm do proud of Jason for getting the ball rolling, so to speak . Hopefully in the near future we won't need to " come out " from anywhere
CrossCourt~Rally is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 08:12 AM   #25
galadriel
Senior Member
 
galadriel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: germany
Posts: 26,900
galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute galadriel has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Congrats Jason Collins is a very brave man
__________________
I always cheer for Monica
galadriel is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 10:51 AM   #26
country flag Melange
 
Melange's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 28,540
Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute Melange has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Quote:
Originally Posted by mykarma View Post
He had two presidents, Oprah Winfrey and the list goes on but the person that impressed me and Jason was Tim Hardaway who once announced that he hated gay people called Jason with his support and told him that he has changed his previous views.
The NBA legend Tim Hardaway?

Quote:
Originally Posted by CrossCourt~Rally View Post
Let's not forget Kobe
Yes he also knows what it is like to be persecuted by the media over his sex life
Melange is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 11:08 AM   #27
country flag Bijoux0021
Senior Member
 
Bijoux0021's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 8,418
Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute Bijoux0021 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Quote:
Originally Posted by njnetswill View Post
The double standard exists because society is dominated by (male) insecure assholes.
This.
__________________
*Venus*Serena*Kuznetsova*Schiavone*Taylor*Bartoli* *A.Bondarenko*Zheng*Duval*Safarova*Kirilenko*

*Federer*Nadal*Djokovic*Tsonga*Murray*Monfils*Gulb is*Young*Safin*Mirnyi*

“Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.”

― Maya Angelou
Bijoux0021 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 04:16 PM   #28
country flag Miss Atomic Bomb
Senior Member
 
Miss Atomic Bomb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: London
Posts: 25,113
Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute Miss Atomic Bomb has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

http://www.upworthy.com/some-jerks-f...-this-6?c=ufb1
__________________

Miss Atomic Bomb is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 04:37 PM   #29
Morning Morgan
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: sddfs
Posts: 2,692
Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute Morning Morgan has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Good for him, and a very well-articulated piece.

And Mattographer, we speak not because it's newsworthy, but because some people want to silence us. If you declared you were straight it certainly is not newsworthy, but no one is gonna silence you. So if you think the coming out is not newsworthy, then continue to not let it not bother you and be on your merry way. But if you're bothered by reasons of your prejudiced misconceptions, it just shows the need for us to speak up even more. We WILL not be silenced.
__________________
He looked deep into his eyes and said, "You're perfect."

"No, I'm not. But with you, I don't even care."
Morning Morgan is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 1st, 2013, 04:59 PM   #30
country flag delicatecutter
Senior Member
 
delicatecutter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: The periphery
Posts: 29,573
delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute delicatecutter has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Aww Martina
__________________
RybárikováIvanovićS.WilliamsA.RadwańskaKerberKvitováSchmiedlováJovanovski
GovortsovaKanepiFedererdel PotroCetkovskáGiorgiCibulkováPavlyuchenkova

Suicide Champion: 2013 Miami; 2012 Doha; 2011 Dubai; 2010 Indian Wells, Bad Gastein; 2008 Melbourne, New Haven, Prague; 2007 Toronto
PAW Champion: 2012 Tokyo, Moscow; 2011 Roland Garros; 2010 Bali, Portoroz
TT Doubles Champion (with Djezonfly): 2012 Melbourne, 2011 Estoril
My Twitter
delicatecutter is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios