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I get that too but it seems like some people are actually insulted that this is a story. So that's a good thing I guess. I just wish people would really understand what this means. Just think 10 years down the road we won't even be thinking about sexuality at all. That's why this is important, we are advancing as a race.
Great point. Ideally, there will come a time when this type of thing isn't even big news, because it's already so widely accepted.
I think this is obviously a big thing for sports as a whole and I respect the guy a lot for coming out, but the people who are putting this up there with Jackie Robinson are misguided, IMO. While he may get a few insults thrown his way, he won't ever have to go through what #42 did: constant hatred and discrimination and, yes, even fearing for his life. Jackie Robinson's story is one of the greatest tales in not only sports history, but human history as well and I don't think this compares.
Great points all around here. This is definitely a monumental development, but certainly not at the level of what Robinson did.
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