Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Anthony Edwards’ cliché-filled apology for his anti-gay language isn’t enough
The NBA legend is calling on Edwards to back up his words with actions to help the LGBTQ community.
Edwards recorded himself spewing homophobia then posted it on his own social media.
Homophobia in sports
All the Pride flags in the world won’t give the NBA cover if they fail to properly address this clear use of a gay slur by its star.
Anthony Edwards chose to share his unfortunate use of ‘queer’ with hundreds of thousands of followers then apologized.
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Jacksonville State punter Jack Dawson allegedly tormented his former teammate, John Haynes, and coaches did nothing to stop him.
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Thanks to the bullying he received after coming out, Gunning did not travel back to visit Jamaica for four years.
Justice Horn, a former college wrestler, vows to fight harder after his LGBTQ-themed campaign banner is defaced.
Players from the Norway and New Zealand women’s national football teams wore black armbands in response to the shooting.
I understand some fans’ discomfort with Pride. Can they understand what their actions do to me?
Adam’s message about our ‘lifestyle’ reinforces an ugly stereotype about how athletes view the LGBTQ community.
With players citing ‘Jesus’ in rejecting the Pride rainbow, Rays management should be ashamed of the disaster they created.
The new policy includes possible banishments for clubs whose fans engage in homophobic chants, and penalties for the match promoters.
Warriors reporter Mark Haynes has apologized after at least 56 hateful tweets resurfaced from his past.
For second year in a row, Paris Saint Germain’s Idrissa Gueye skipped the games where a rainbow-colored jersey was worn.
Jackson has reportedly been turned down by the Kings and Lakers for their coaching positions.
Gay athletes are sooooooo not scary in the shower. Yet we keep having to talk about this.
Frostad is breaking his 30-year silence, coming out publicly and talking about the abuse he endured.
The Royal Dutch Football Association says the chant was too "short-lived" to warrant further action.
The league sent a strong message to Ben Holmstrom that anti-gay slurs are simply unacceptable.
The incident occurred during a match between Birmingham City Women and Tottenham Spurs Women.
After coming out and finding acceptance with his team, St. Peter’s Alex Bosacker is cruelly taunted and abused by rival New Ulm in Minnesota.
Craig says his tweets from 2011 don’t reflect who he is today: a father with LGBTQ family members.
Reed was one of 40 NBA players whose previous homophobic tweets were featured in a recent Outsports story.
Torrey Craig previously retweeted a message about putting ‘a bullet’ in the head of gay men, saying he hates ‘gay dudes.’ And much more.
Many tweets came years ago. It doesn’t lessen the sting for the gay fan who discovered them, or other gay men in basketball.
The Red Sox released Brett Netzer after the infielder went on a hateful social media tirade.
LAFC has demonstrated support for the LGBTQ community, yet it and other soccer clubs have been unable to eradicate the anti-gay slur.