Tag: John Amaechi

Why Are Gay College Athletes in the Closet

Basketball photo by Shutterstock By Barbara Frankel Why are there so few out gay and lesbian athletes in college sports While most university campuses have become much more inclusive of LGBT students and faculty, team sports are at least a decade behind, according to several experts we interviewed. The video…

What's Everyone Saying About Rutgers' Rice Crisis

Rutgers University ex-Coach Mike Rice’s abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action. Here’s what they’re saying: Rutgers coach and sports’ bully culture The first former NBA player to be openly gay,John Amaechi, responds to the underlying issue of bullying in…