With the topic of gay marriage and gay rights resurfacing recently -- especially in the context of football, thanks to the efforts of NFL Bruins Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo -- UCLA athletics took the correct stance on the issue.
In a short clip, various UCLA athletes and coaches officially welcomed gay athletes and coaches to their respective programs under the "You Can Play' campaign. Here's the video:
Good on 'em, and props to UCLA football coach Jim Mora especially.
It's important to note that other sports came out in support of gay athletes and coaches, and while those sports are no less important, none of them have to deal with the ultra-masculine, highly-visible culture associated with football.
Indeed, the topic of homosexuality is discussed quite often among football fans, coaches and players. If you don't watch football, you're still aware that the game is one that embraces an ultra-masculine culture. With guys of ...