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The Gay Response to the L.A. Lakers NBA Championship Win

After last night’s turnaround win against the Boston Celtics, the L.A. Lakers celebrated jubilantly court-side. Their fans celebrated by rioting in the streets, smashing store front windows, and pushing burning shopping carts through the streets. And it gets you thinking:

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By:           John Rogers
On:           Jun 18, 2010
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  • 14 Comments
    • Jamal
      Jamal

      Yuck. Another gay person perpetuated tired, erroneous stereotypes that to be a gay dude is to be an effeminate, bitchy half-girl. Yuck. Time for normal bisexual and gay dudes to change the perception.

      Jun 18, 2010 at 9:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS
      PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS

      I 100% agree with the Gay post. Why the fcuk do these asshats feel the need to rampage and destroy in their “celebration” whenever their team wins a championship?

      Hey city officials, this ain’t the first time this has happened. They should have had the National Guard on full standby and absolutly crushed any rioting and immmediatley locked the offenders up, prosecute to the fullest, and impose maxium jail terms for those “celebrating the victory” Am sure that would give pause to those contemplating causing destruction to innocent persons next time………

      Jun 18, 2010 at 10:06 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jason
      jason

      Look, I also can’t understand why putative straight males need to commit violent acts in the name of celebration. Maybe they don’t get enough sex from women, thus causing a frustration.

      Jun 18, 2010 at 10:31 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 7
      7

      This isn’t a straight-gay issue. Most other events just don’t stir up the passions like a sports game does.

      Also, I would wager that the average IQ of someone who watches the Tony Awards is considerably higher than that of the average Lakers fan.

      Jun 18, 2010 at 10:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • samthor
      samthor

      Just a typical Straight Pride event.

      Jun 18, 2010 at 10:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jerrold
      Jerrold

      And WHY do people think LA needs another football team?

      We so clearly deserve one…

      Jun 18, 2010 at 10:45 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Argos
      Argos

      Is that a dead deer in that burning shopping cart? I can only hope that it was already dead before that idiot lit it on fire (assuming it’s real at all).

      Jun 18, 2010 at 11:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • :)
      :)

      Basketball is probably the best sport on TV.

      Jun 18, 2010 at 11:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lookyloo
      Lookyloo

      I find it interesting that no one’s pointing out that there are gay basketball fans and there surely were some gays ‘celebrating’ with other Laker fans. Plus, the content of the Weho Daily post is tired and old (just like Cher fans).

      Jun 20, 2010 at 3:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hilarious
      Hilarious

      The white guy in the blue shirt on the right looks pretty gay to me.

      The only thing I took from the picture is Wal-Mart got free advertising.

      Jun 20, 2010 at 9:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pip
      Pip

      Wow those Lakers must have scored a lot of touch downs!

      Jun 20, 2010 at 11:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Syl
      Syl

      LA loses a game: riot
      LA wins a game: riot.

      It’s not about straight and gay, it’s about class. Lowlifes around here drunkenly fire guns in the air on the 4th of July and New Years Eve.

      Only in America would a stupid professional sports game (which, let’s be honest, are often as rigged and fake as pro-wrestling) trigger rioting and looting, while people just go “meh” about the real issues (wars, oil spills, debt, etc.).

      Jun 20, 2010 at 5:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Adam
      Adam

      @Syl:

      False. Rioting over sporting events is not an American thing. Nor is it a gay/straight thing, true. It’s a sports thing. Just look at coverage after wins/losses of any World Cup team.

      It’s still stupid. Just stop burning shit. It doesn’t make your team any better. It just makes the air around their fields and stadiums smell like smoke.

      “Oooooh, I smell smoke. The sports teams in this city must be good. Or bad. One or the other.”

      Jun 20, 2010 at 8:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ousslander
      ousslander

      the cops should have moved in and started beating the shit out of this people then arrest them. Ridiculous they were allowed to get away with this. Gas em all!

      Jun 21, 2010 at 8:07 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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