No wonder Brooklyn lost. They started Drake at point guard.
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That, to me, gets to the heart of why people are being so pushy about this cause. If you’re a gay teenager and you come out to your parents and they tell you, “Son, you have an affliction—we’re going to pray for your sins and hope you find the right path,” you’re gonna go jump off a fucking building. This is why the cause has been imbued with such urgency.
I guess this is why I’m still so mad at people like Chris Broussard, Mark Jackson, and really any other person who tries to deflect saying that they hate gays by hiding behind their “beliefs” and “opinions”. When there are people who are still being treated with hate because of how they were born, whether it be their sex, gender, color, sexuality, or mental condition, I consider it of major importance to eliminate that hate.
So when I get a reply from people essentially calling me intolerant for wanting to beat Broussard’s skull in with the common hammer, or when I read this tweet from some guy named Lecrae that’s been retweeted over 5000 times, I get a little gobsmacked.
I’m not a religious person. I don’t care for it, but I don’t have any problem with people practicing it or having certain faiths. A lot of people’s lives have been bettered by their faith. What I do have a problem with is when people justify their hate by pointing to their religion. These people say that BECAUSE of their religion, they HAVE to believe that gays are living in sin. God told them so.
And yet, Jason Collins is a Christian. He prays to the same God as Broussard and as Mark Jackson. He doesn’t believe he’s going to hell, and more importantly, he doesn’t believe he’s living in sin. He knows that he was born a gay man, and, perhaps, he also believes it’s because God wanted him to be gay. I don’t know if that’s true, but I know that’s not an uncommon thought, and it highlights the truth behind the remarks of Collins’ fellow Christians.
Jason Collins was born gay, but Chris Broussard chose hate, and nobody should have to tolerate that. Not Jason, not the 300,000 homeless LGBT youth who’s parents have kicked them out, and not the thousands of gay kids who practice self-harm and kill themselves every year due to bullying, fear, and self-hatred.
I am intolerant of this hate because I am intolerant of seeing young men and women die because of it. I am intolerant of this hate because it casts a shadow on the kinder Christians of this world and the true teachings of Jesus Christ. I am intolerant of this hate because, as with all hatred, it rarely does any good. That goes for my hate of Chris and Mark for their words. I’m going to work on that, but I sincerely hope they give me a reason to stop hating them as well.
As a Christian man, I have beliefs of what’s right and what’s wrong. That being said, I know Jason Collins, I know his family and I’m certainly praying for them at this time.
Maybe you should pray for your own damn self, you passive-aggressive piece of shit.
That’s all I want the fans to know. I’m never going to give up on this city until the city gets what it deserves.
Not gonna lie, I’m not even a Raptors fan, but this made me well up. Wish there were more guys like this.