You Throw Like A Boy

Some bizarre backroom dealings at the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance’s Gay World Series. The softball league has strict rules that only allow two straight men on each club. The D2 team out of San Francisco were disqualified after being challenged for having too many straight men on the team. After a game, 6 players were taken to a meeting with officials and asked what sex they were they were “predominantly” attracted too. I guess it’s only fair since it’s a gay league, but it does seem amazingly silly that we refuse to allow straight people to play with us. You would think it would be seen as an advance that so many straight guys enjoy playing ball with gay guys. I agree with one of the players, “The rule made sense back in 1977. But it’s the 21st century now. What kind of message are you sending?”