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NBA Star Kenneth Faried: “No One Can Tell Me I Can’t Have Two Mothers”

To date, no member of a major-league sports team has come out, but we’ve been heartened by the growing number of players stepping forward to defend the right of same-sex couples to get married. The latest athlete ally is Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried, who recorded this clip with his moms, Carol and Waudda.

The video was made on behalf of One Colorado, a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans.

On:           Jan 25, 2013
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    • classyinc

      Very nice post.

      Jan 25, 2013 at 3:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LadyL

      Well, they’re all a little awkward and stiff, but that’s understandable. President Obama may have our backs but we African-Americans are still learning how to talk publicly about marriage equality and gay rights in positive ways. Good for Kenneth Faried for standing up for his moms, and my heartfelt thanks to all of them for be willing to post their story.

      Jan 25, 2013 at 3:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tazz602

      Civil Unions?? Why not say Marriage??

      Jan 25, 2013 at 7:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dawster

      I kept waiting for the two moms to make an appearance.

      Jan 26, 2013 at 12:06 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hassia

      @Dawster: How long did it take you to come up with that.

      Jan 26, 2013 at 7:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Freddie27

      @LadyL: Kenneth plays for the Denver Nuggets and the video was made for One Colorado. Colorado has a constitutional ban on gay marriage, so lawmakers there are attempting to pass a civil unions bill. That’s the main campaign there now.

      Jan 28, 2013 at 1:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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