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04-29-2013, 10:10 PM
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10-15 years ago I doubt this would have gone over well. Even 5 years ago might still be a little iffy for an athlete to come out.

Originally Posted by garnetpalmetto View Post
I agree it's sad that it took this long for a member of a big 4 sport to come out. It's also sad that something like this is a big deal and isn't more commonplace. But, progress is a slow process. Hell, Justhereforthefights and I still get the occasional odd glance when we're out together and how long has interracial marriage been legal?
I'm not in such a relationship, but every once in a while I'll be out and pass an interracial couple and sometimes their children and I can just see in other people's eyes and body language they are "uncomfortable" with such a relationship in public.

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