Bring It On, Bitches

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Earlier this month a straight Colorado high school boy, after joining the cheerleading team, was greeted by his oh-so-tolerant peers with adoring names like “fag.’” So the poor tormented kid quit…and joined the far less faggy high-contact sport of, ahem, wrestling.

But there are plenty of cheerleading teams out there for actual fags. Cheer San Francisco is one of the best-known gay squads in the country and these bitches rock the house. Don’t think that just because they’re voluntary that there’s no commitment involved. You devote a year of your life to the squad as well as weekly practice and a few mandatory performances. They’ve been a dazzling presence at all of the Gay Games and will be there, pom-poms in hand, in Chicago next year.

There are squads all over the country. Click here to find one close to you. Cheering isn’t for sissies. It’s a great aerobic workout what with all of those handsprings, flies, and stretching. Hell, even George W. Bush went from cheering to the Presidency.

Unfortunately, no matter how many names we call him, he ain’t quitting anytime soon.