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UMass guard Derrick Gordon. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UMass Guard Derrick Gordon Comes Out, Becomes First Openly Gay Player In D1 Basketball

Shortly after the University of Massachusetts’ men’s basketball team lost to Tennessee in the NCAA Tournament, sophomore guard Derrick Gordon made a life-changing decision.

04/09/2014

Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Collins: NBA ‘100 Percent Supportive’ Since Coming Out

Jason Collins is excited to be back in Boston, and said he’s received 100 percent support around the league since coming out as gay.

03/07/2014

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Walsh May Boycott Southie St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Gay Ban

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he will boycott the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston, unless organizers allow gay and lesbian groups to march next month.

02/27/2014

Bill Belichick (Scott Halleran/Getty Images) and Michael Sam (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images).

Mazz: Belichick The Right Type Of Coach For Michael Sam

Just like Jackie Robinson broke down the color barrier in the MLB in 1947, Michael Sam is poised to break the NFL’s sexuality barrier in 2014.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/10/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs on October 12, 2013. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Thamel On Gresh & Zo: Michael Sam Is ‘Tim Tebow Times 10′

Michael Sam is forcing the NFL to voyage into uncharted territory, and the team that drafts him will be put to the ultimate test.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/10/2014

WBZ TV File

Cambridge GLBT Panel Seeks Volunteers

Cambridge is looking for volunteers for a city commission focused on equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The commission’s mission is to advocate for a culture of respect for the GLBT community.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/08/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

Eagle Scout protest

Local Eagle Scout Returns Medal In Protest Of Anti-Gay Policy

Earlier this month, the Boy Scouts of America reaffirmed its ban against homosexual scouts and leaders.

07/30/2012

WBZ TV File

Have You Ever Seen The Gay Pride Parade? Here Is Your Chance.

Does one “decide to be gay?” If so, can one decide just how gay to be?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/10/2012

US Senator John Kerry, Chairman of Foreign Relations Committee (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Kerry Urges Yale To Follow Harvard’s Lead With ROTC

Senator John Kerry is calling on Yale University to follow the lead of Harvard University and welcome the military’s Reserve Officer Training Corps back to campus.

03/05/2011

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