The Gaily News: Barkley says gay athletes no big deal, Duke Nukem's potential gay sidekick

Misogynist video game character Duke Nukem nearly found himself with a gay robot sidekick. Though the idea has been shelved for the moment, the game’s creators aren’t ruling out the pairing in future games.


Two female students at a South Florida high school were threatened with suspension for holding hands as they walked around campus. The couple also say their principal at Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach outed them to their parents.


In his new memoir, Steven Tyler admitted to sleeping with a man — just once — but said he’s not a fan of gay sex.


After backlash from students and parents, an Alaskan high school principal rethought his decision to ban Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” from being performed by the school’s jazz choir because frontman Freddie Mercury was gay.

Charles Barkley
  • Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley said he has no doubt that he's played with several gay teammates throughout his basketball career — and it's no big deal to him. In an interview about Phoenix Suns president Rick Wells recently coming out, as well as his opinion on gay athletes, the Hall-of-Fame player said, "I'd rather have a gay guy who can play than a straight guy who can't play."

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