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Could The HRC Not Find A Single New York NBA Player To Support Marriage Equality?

Steve Nash is a Johannesburg-born Canadian citizen who plays for the Phoenix Suns. and only spends his summers in New York City during the off-season. So you gotta wonder why New Yorkers should give a crap that he supports marriage equality. Oh he plays at Madison Square Garden, has tons of heterosexual fans in New York, and the more athletes we have on our side the better. But seeing as NHL player Sean Avery (who also made an HRC video) is also a Canadian citizen, you gotta wonder, could we not find a single New York NBA player to star in one of these videos? Wouldn’t that have appealed much more to New Yorkers?

By:           Daniel Villarreal
On:           May 25, 2011
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  • 5 Comments
    • jason
      jason

      Good point, Queerty. It’s actually quite shocking to see the lack of support for gay marriage in New York from those outside of the gay community. Absolutely shocking.

      You have to wonder what the fuck is going on in New York. Either New York is actually a homophobic shit-hole or its citizens are so damned apathetic, it’s producing a culture of passive homophobia.

      And to those who say that New York is great for gays, all I can say is that one or two gay-friendly streets do not make for a gay-friendly city or state. Shame on you, New York.

      May 25, 2011 at 10:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mark
      Mark

      Of course HRC can’t accomplish anything. As we said growing up on the farm: they’re as useless at tits on a boar.

      May 25, 2011 at 11:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JAW
      JAW

      Why the Hell are you dissing Steve Nash and HRC?

      We need all the help that we can get from everyone. To try and make Steves support less important because he can’t come up with a long form birth certificate iw WRONG…

      Queerty… STOP being ungreatful… It is time that we Thank all of our supporters and stop trying to make their support anything but wonderful. Perhaps when we do, other sports figures will also add supportalso.

      May 25, 2011 at 11:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AAA
      AAA

      You have to wonder what the fuck is going on in New York. Either New York is actually a homophobic shit-hole or its citizens are so damned apathetic, it’s producing a culture of passive homophobia.

      Why are they homophobic? Because they dont support same sex marriage? Nothing worse than taking that all or nothing attitude. Some people might be homophobic(just because someone disagrees with your view on whatever is happening in the LGBT community doesnt make them homophobic). I am also pretty sure that there are people who have no problem with the gay community that dont believe in same sex marriage either, for whatever reason they have. It could be that they believe that marriage is only to create offspring, or it could be they are religious people and that is the message they get from there faith. Or maybe they just woke up and arrived at that opinion for no apparent reason.

      What exactly is passive homophobia? Sorry but not everyone walks around all day thinking about ways to make things right and square for the gays. Not everyone is current on whats going on in the gay world. Just because someone isnt protesting and taking up the LGBT cause doesnt mean that they are sitting in there basement figuring out a way to push them gays back into the closet.

      May 25, 2011 at 7:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      Steve Nash and Sean Avery are the true sign canadian men are very laid back about this stuff….

      May 25, 2011 at 8:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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