Former Steelers Jerome Bettis Supports Open Gay Players In The NFL

There are 8 comments on the lezgetreal.com story from Jan 30, 2013, titled Former Steelers Jerome Bettis Supports Open Gay Players In The NFL. In it, lezgetreal.com reports that:

While Chris Cullver of the 49ers may feel like there’s no place for gays in the locker room, former Pittsburgh Steelers Jerome “The Bus” Bettis talked to the Huffington Post’s Marc Lamont Hill about the difficulties that a gay player would face coming out.

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Since: Oct 12

Coolidge, AZ

#1 Jan 30, 2013
Well, I've slowly changed my views over the years too and become a bit more liberal, so if a player wants to come out as openly black, that's ok with me. (I still haven't come to terms yet with NFL players who are openly Baptist).

Since: Mar 09

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#2 Jan 30, 2013
You guys asked professional sports to come out, or support.

It just takes the right word$ in the right publicists'....

Since: Oct 12

Coolidge, AZ

#3 Jan 30, 2013
I'll never understand homophobie and I particularly don't understand why so many str8 guys think they are so attractive to gay guys. I'd say about 99% of them are NOT !
JrEsq

El Segundo, CA

#4 Jan 30, 2013
Cal In AZ wrote:
I'll never understand homophobie and I particularly don't understand why so many str8 guys think they are so attractive to gay guys. I'd say about 99% of them are NOT !
You got that wrong Foxy. Straight guys don't want to be considered attractive by gay guys. That's what "straight" means.
David Traversa

Argentina

#5 Jan 30, 2013
JrEsq wrote:
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You got that wrong Foxy. Straight guys don't want to be considered attractive by gay guys. That's what "straight" means.
I have news for you.. When I was 18 I lived for a few years in Puerto Rico.. Right next to the town I lived in there was the biggest air-force base in the world (Ramey Air Force Base). I was rather pretty and, naturally, I had my fill.. I once counted 150 in a six month period and could have had more if I had wanted to.. All nice, clean American boys from all over the US who had their girl friends back home but were lonely.. When so-called straight men are by themselves and know nobody's looking they're a different kettle of fish, believe me.. One of them (Michigan) even wanted me to have a sex change and he would have married me.. He now has a wife and three children but we keep in touch.. That forever opened my eyes as to the true nature of the male animal.. Only the repressed miss out in life.

Since: Mar 09

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#6 Jan 31, 2013
Cal In AZ wrote:
I'll never understand homophobie and I particularly don't understand why so many str8 guys think they are so attractive to gay guys. I'd say about 99% of them are NOT !
Indeed. And ... it's no wonder they call it their "junk".

“Together for 24, legal for 5”

Since: Sep 07

Littleton, NH

#7 Jan 31, 2013
JrEsq wrote:
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You got that wrong Foxy. Straight guys don't want to be considered attractive by gay guys. That's what "straight" means.
Apparently, you didn't understand the comment you responded to. We know that homophobes like you are AFRAID of another man (and I use that term loosely) being attracted to you. The poster was commenting on how unlikely that would be.

It turns out, straight men are afraid that gay men will find them attractive, but they are even more afraid of discovering that they aren't attractive at all.

Since: Mar 09

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#8 Jan 31, 2013
nhjeff wrote:
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Apparently, you didn't understand the comment you responded to. We know that homophobes like you are AFRAID of another man (and I use that term loosely) being attracted to you. The poster was commenting on how unlikely that would be.
It turns out, straight men are afraid that gay men will find them attractive, but they are even more afraid of discovering that they aren't attractive at all.
Too right!

lolol

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