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Suns prez Rick Welts reveals he's gay
ESPN.com news services ^ | May 15, 2011

Posted on 05/15/2011 2:19:38 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts, in an effort to breach what he sees as the tiptoed-around topic of homosexuality in men's team sports, recently met with friends, associates and a newspaper reporter to reveal he is gay.

Welts, believed to be the first man in a prominent position in men's sports who has declared his homosexuality, says he wants to now mentor other gay people who seek to pursue a career in sports, according to The New York Times.

(Excerpt) Read more at sports.espn.go.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: gays; homosexualagenda; homosexuals; nba; phoenixsuns; rickwelts; suns
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To: ConservativeStatement

This is a blanket annoyance about all minorities: why do they always need to segregate into their little groups? Who will be left, when everything always has to be divided into skin color, nationality, who you want to sleep with, etc. it’s getting ridiculous.

Can a black man mentor a white kid? Can a gay man mentor a straight kid? Do we need separate islands for everyone?


21 posted on 05/15/2011 2:33:45 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: ConservativeStatement

In other news, Ricky Martin says he’s back to pretending to be straight.


22 posted on 05/15/2011 2:35:19 PM PDT by FredZarguna (It looks just like a Telefunken U-47. In leather.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Rick, Dick and Obama are doing layups! Huzzah!

There's the Hoop!

23 posted on 05/15/2011 2:35:23 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: ilovesarah2012

They should keep it to themselves and not try to cram it dow . . .

Never mind.


24 posted on 05/15/2011 2:36:14 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Shemp was the Fourth Stooge of the Apocalypse.)
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To: Jim 0216

I am sorry if I was callous.

I do feel your sorrow.


25 posted on 05/15/2011 2:36:29 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor
I am celebrating DIEversity:


26 posted on 05/15/2011 2:36:50 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ilovesarah2012
Homosexuality is a sexualized variant of narcissistic personality disorder. The individual seeks to validate self-acceptance reflected in the acceptance of others. It is a straightforward condition once one ignores political distortions.
27 posted on 05/15/2011 2:37:17 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: ConservativeStatement

I guess the net isn’t the only thing that goes “swish”.


28 posted on 05/15/2011 2:40:20 PM PDT by reg45
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To: mylife
He's an activist? I knew he was gay, didn't know he was an activist. As I said on another post, this "gay rights" myth not only brings them out of the closet but emboldens them towards an agenda that includes long term goals (hidden now - but just wait) of stopping normal marriage and banning the Bible.

Virulent. The battle rage NOW to prevent that stuff later. People don't believe it so they let it keep going until their children are forced to know, understand, and eventually participate in this perversion. By then it's probably too late. Society's literally gone to the same hell as Sodom and Gomorrah.

29 posted on 05/15/2011 2:40:20 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sick. No wonder this ass clown supported illegals. So next year, there will “leather chaps night” or “gay night”.

PUKE!


30 posted on 05/15/2011 2:41:59 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: mylife
Well it's sad. I care about him but was never very close to him. I pray God will reach down and save him.

But I'll fight the "gay rights" myth and the gay agenda reality every perverted step of the way.

31 posted on 05/15/2011 2:43:22 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: ConservativeStatement

Well I guess it’s time I let everyone know where I stand. After all it seems that telling the the world about your sexuality is the thing to do. So here goes. I’m heterosexual. There I’ve said it. I feel so much better. I just told my wife of 33 years and she said “well no shit.”


32 posted on 05/15/2011 2:47:06 PM PDT by Graneros ("Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.")
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To: Jim 0216

Well, now that he is successful, activism follows.

You seem to have a good grasp of what’s happening even if you feel helpless to change it.

You are steadfast to fight against family and money.
And I do understand how we turn a blind eye when we care about family, at the peril of our children.


33 posted on 05/15/2011 2:47:10 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: ilovesarah2012
"Why do homosexuals have the need to tell the world their sexual escapades..."

AMEN!!!
34 posted on 05/15/2011 2:48:16 PM PDT by NewCenturions
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To: ConservativeStatement
He'll mentor the slam dunk with no double dribbling.
35 posted on 05/15/2011 2:48:40 PM PDT by JPG (Zawahiri, you're next.)
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To: Jim 0216

I am sorry for your troubles Jim.

We all have a black sheep in the family that demands attention.


36 posted on 05/15/2011 2:49:35 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: C. Edmund Wright
Well last year they wore uni’s that said “Los Suns” (or whatever) to support the illegal immigrants.

That was the first sign that something queer was happening.
37 posted on 05/15/2011 2:52:47 PM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Jim 0216

“e, etc). The “gay agenda” includes long-term goals of mocking and doing away with regular marriage. “

Also the acceptance and promotion of all manner of perversions, like polygamy, polyamory, pederasty, fornication, adultery, etc.


38 posted on 05/15/2011 3:11:31 PM PDT by Persevero (We don't need Superman -- we have the Special Forces)
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To: Jim 0216

Bet he had a domineering mother/mother figure in his life.


39 posted on 05/15/2011 3:18:35 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: ilovesarah2012
Do heterosexuals run around shouting “I’m straight - look at me”?

I used to but it never helped :)

40 posted on 05/15/2011 3:24:20 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Time to raise Cain.)
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