Saying Mean Things About Gays On Social Networks Costs People Lucrative Gigs

Not even Matthew Mitcham could save his friend Stephanie Rice, the Australian swimmer and Olympic gold medalist, after she tweeted “Suck on that faggots” after the Aussie rugby team the the Wallabies beat South Africa’s Springboks on Saturday: She lost her Jaguar sponsorship deal, and her sponsorship gigs with Davenport, SunRice and Channel 7 are now in jeopardy. Then there’s Tim Ravndal, who was removed from his post as president of the Big Sky Tea Party Association after posting a comment on Facebook that called for the hanging of gays (with a nod to Wyoming, a la Matthew Shepard). Stupids.