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Orlando Cruz, Gay Boxer, Wins First Fight Since Coming Out

Orlando Cruz, Gay Boxer, Wins First Fight Since Coming Out

by Jorge Rivas on October 22 2012, 6:22PM

Earlier this month featherweight Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz made history by identifying himself as a “proud gay man.” With those words, Cruz became the first openly gay man in pro boxing. This past Sunday Cruz was greeted with cheers…

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Orlando Cruz Becomes First Openly Gay Man in Boxing

Orlando Cruz Becomes First Openly Gay Man in Boxing

by Jamilah King on October 4 2012, 10:07AM

The Puerto Rican athlete says he’s a “proud gay man.”

Topics: /NOW

How the Mayweather-Pacquiao Saga Reminds Us of the Voter ID Game

How the Mayweather-Pacquiao Saga Reminds Us of the Voter ID Game

by Brentin Mock on September 21 2012, 10:06AM

In both boxing and voting, the strategy is the same: keep the opponent away.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Writer Admits to Beefing Up Manny Pacquiao's Anti-Gay Comments

Writer Admits to Beefing Up Manny Pacquiao’s Anti-Gay Comments

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2012, 12:53PM

The same week that President Obama and rapper Jay-Z came out for gay marriage, boxer Manny Pacquiao quoted scriptures that say a man who lies down with another man “must be put to death.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Floyd Mayweather Apologizes for Racist Rant, But Not the Gay Part

Floyd Mayweather Apologizes for Racist Rant, But Not the Gay Part

by Jamilah King on September 8 2010, 4:06PM

And it’s not the first time the boxer’s been obsessed with bashing gays.

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