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Gay Aussie Footballer comes out, launches anti-homophobia campaign
OutSports Jock Talk ^ | Sep 10 2012 | Cyd Ziegler, Jr

Posted on 09/10/2012 1:02:41 PM PDT by scottjewell

Aussie Rules football player Jason Ball has come out of the closet publicly. He’s using the opportunity to launch a change.org campaign to encourage the AFL to show an anti-homophobia ad at their Grand Final, which is the AFL’s equivalent of the Super Bowl. The game is at the end of September.

Ball’s story reflects ones we’ve heard over and over. He saw and heard some homophobia when he was in the closet and teammates (foolishly) assumed there weren’t any gay guys in the locker room. So he assumed the worst would happen. Instead, he’s been met with a positive reaction.


TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda
Getting to be quite the trend among jocks to be pro-gay. Oy vey.
1 posted on 09/10/2012 1:02:52 PM PDT by scottjewell
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Heterophobia is a lot more prevalent than homophobia.
2 posted on 09/10/2012 1:05:49 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Beginning to look that way....


3 posted on 09/10/2012 1:09:53 PM PDT by scottjewell
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brings new meaning to the term “dog pile”


4 posted on 09/10/2012 1:12:49 PM PDT by hope_dies_last
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The only homophobic person I ever heard was the Chick-fil-A free water Liberal.


5 posted on 09/10/2012 1:17:56 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: scottjewell

After reaching the age of 60 recently, I have decided to come out of the closet - I’m a male lesbian. Deal with it.


6 posted on 09/10/2012 1:18:38 PM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a Model 1911.)
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To: scottjewell

Next step will be trans-gender footballers arriving in skirts.


7 posted on 09/10/2012 1:19:51 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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I follow Aussie Rules. (go Swans)
I had to see what team he played for. It’s not an Australian Football League team. Basically, it’s a minor leaguer.

Seems funny to me that a bloke from a minor city team would be suggesting what the AFL should do.

Now if a Hawthorne or Geelong player gave a shout out, that would be appropriate, but have a basic “mudhen” make demands, puts me in the mind of “looking hard to find someone”.


8 posted on 09/10/2012 1:23:50 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: dainbramaged

Everyone’s gay... you, me, everybody! Yeah! Th-ooper! Awe-thome!


9 posted on 09/10/2012 1:23:50 PM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: scottjewell

They have catchers in Aussie football? Who knew?


10 posted on 09/10/2012 1:24:02 PM PDT by Eagles6 (DNC 2012 Convention: Celebrating infanticide and sodomy. Denying God.What could possibly go wrong?)
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To: luvbach1

Don’t doubt it. In fact, count on it.


11 posted on 09/10/2012 1:24:02 PM PDT by scottjewell
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Anyone interested in hearing the details of my sex life?


12 posted on 09/10/2012 1:24:29 PM PDT by An American In Dairyland
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To: netmilsmom

Sounds like you’re right; they had to search and dug this guy up to be the gay voice of AFL.


13 posted on 09/10/2012 1:29:38 PM PDT by scottjewell
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Come out, come out...sounds like Sodom & Gomorrah. Why do they think we care to know of their sexual pervasiveness .


14 posted on 09/10/2012 1:35:36 PM PDT by Ramonne
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We don’t care to know- but they are going to get their agenda out there, globally, using any high-profile venue they can. All part of the progressive plan.


15 posted on 09/10/2012 1:38:16 PM PDT by scottjewell
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Let’s ignore/subvert/monopolize the activities of an ATHLETIC EVENT just because I want to talk about what I do with my ding ding!


16 posted on 09/10/2012 1:38:59 PM PDT by relictele
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anti-hetero hate mongerer


17 posted on 09/10/2012 1:50:31 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

Yes.


18 posted on 09/10/2012 1:51:46 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: luvbach1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAgNNPSMY1M


19 posted on 09/10/2012 1:55:44 PM PDT by Puckster
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Not a stretch....he’s also an atheist advocate.


20 posted on 09/10/2012 2:00:11 PM PDT by Puckster
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21 posted on 09/10/2012 2:10:33 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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That pic speaks volumes. ;-)


22 posted on 09/10/2012 2:19:13 PM PDT by scottjewell
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.... Instead, he’s been met with a positive reaction.

Jason may not be alone!

23 posted on 09/10/2012 2:22:41 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Gay State Conservative

24 posted on 09/10/2012 2:25:07 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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obviously a career that was over before it started.

This bufoon should have stayed in the closet and left it at that. There is no place for his sex fetish in public.


25 posted on 09/10/2012 2:30:44 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: dainbramaged

I realized at a young age that I was a lesbian trapped in a man’s body.


26 posted on 09/10/2012 2:33:45 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: scottjewell

“Rule One...”


27 posted on 09/10/2012 2:44:07 PM PDT by RichInOC ("...NO POOFTERS!")
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28 posted on 09/10/2012 2:56:20 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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Ex.# 2. of 3. Why Americans are leery of soccer/football.
29 posted on 09/10/2012 3:09:31 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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#3. The `reach behind'.
30 posted on 09/10/2012 3:13:46 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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