The Last Closet: When will a gay professional athlete finally come out?

Will Leitch debates the question over a three page article published in New York Magazine October the 11th. Using examples from interview with the media and comments made by John Amaechi, Leitch laments the extent of homophobia in the field of US male team sports. To read it go here

Gay soccer players should not come out – says German captain

Reuters – Gay professional soccer players should not come out because the repercussions could be too devastating, according to Germany captain Philipp Lahm. “I would not advise any gay professional footballer to come out,” Lahm wrote in his autobiography “The Subtle Difference”. “I would fear that he could end up like Justin Fashanu who after he outed himself was driven into …