Thread: News Article: TSN: Interview with Sean Avery
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02-07-2013, 02:00 PM
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Is Avery gay? Completely serious question. The way those three paragraphs towards the end of the article are ordered totally makes you think it. He had to quit because of restrictions, he was sick of battling the restrictions, and so he decided to retire early and join an athletes' rights association that pretty much fights for gay rights.

I might be reading too much into this but my brows were definitely raised while reading it.
If a white guy joins an organization all about preventing racism, does that make him black? It's possible for straight people to make a stand against the bullying of gays without actually being gay themselves. Avery has also done extensive charity work for cancer research and (also from the article) awareness of physical and mental injuries in sports (stemming, I would assume, from the whole Boogaard tragedy).

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