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Super Bowl or Gay Equality Bowl

DHE Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 11:30 AM
I'm commenting on his sympathy for people who are heterosexuals but lack of sympathy for homosexuals, even though they are the ones most often demonized. E.g., If there are straight women in sports who felt pressure, that is wrong, but, sorry, nothing compared to what gays go through, many every day of their lives. People often only get rights by making noise and fighting for them. I'm sure, whatever Mr. Brown's fears, the day will be about football, and if we hear anything about gay rights, it will be a blip. Frankly, I wish they would do without the half-time entertainment and just talk about football or if anything else, politics. But, I will deal with it. If we hear anything about gay rights, so he deal with it too. Enjoy the game.

Is it too much to ask that the focus of this Sunday be on football and not on “gay rights”? Will I be branded as a homophobic bigot for daring to make such a request? (I can answer that already: Yes!)

Last week, Fox News ran the headline, “Baltimore Raven linebacker [Brendon Ayanbadejo] uses Super Bowl spotlight to promote gay marriage,” reporting that, “Hours after Ayanbadejo’s team beat the New England Patriots on Sunday, paving their way to football’s biggest game, the three-time Pro Bowl special teams player wrote an email to gay marriage proponents asking how he could use...