Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 4/10/13
Well, I was sure that Doc, whose interviews always reflect a certain degree of wisdom and wit, would produce a smart answer when questioned about the current gay pro athlete debate, and he did not surprise. When asked the question yesterday, he had this to say: “There’ll be a lot of talk about it and then I think it will go away,” Rivers said. “It’s [interesting]. As a team, I took the team to see ’42′ [on Monday]. There was a lot of talk and then all of a sudden, everybody starts playing. And I think the same thing will happen. So, that’s the way I look at it.” Source: WEEI Concise. I grew up in an anti-LGBT environment, hearing the silliest prejudiced arguments and the most hurtful insults, and witnessing psychological and physical tormenting of human beings who simply demanded to live as they wish with equal rights: no more, no less. What's worse, I had been oblivious to their struggles, and sometimes partook in the creation of such environment. However, once you strip your...
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