RECENT  POSTS:  » FRC prays for judges, governors, legislators to ignore marriage equality rulings » Read: AFA plays innocent about making Bryan Fischer a known pundit; no one's buying it » Yes you will coexist with civil marriage equality, Tony Perkins; that's a demand, not a request » Report: The AFA has fired Bryan Fischer as Director of Issue Analysis » Video: These Alabama anti-gay protestors sound exactly like parody versions of Alabama anti-gay protestors » Audio: Activist judge Roy Moore gives rambling, unconvincing interview to Tony Perkins » NOM reveals plan for taking people's money even though they've clearly lost » Openly anti-gay Chief Justice of AL Supreme Court vows to openly defy marriage equality » AFA's Director of Issues Analysis: LGBT activists possess 'unvarnished energy of Satan himself » Wait, FRC has been able to 'uphold natural marriage'? That's news to all non–cave dwellers!  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

02/12/2009

Take a Heike: Did baller's affection for Y chromosomes get her booted?

by Jeremy Hooper

200902121302A former player with Central Michigan University's women's basketball team, Brooke Heike, is now suing the school, claiming that the coach (who's ironically named "Sue") booted the young player from the ballers because she only scores with guys. If you care about b-ball, Sapphic allegations, or names that employ a silent "e," then you can read more at these links:

The school would not comment beyond saying the charges are without merit.
Player says she’s off team for being straight [Outsports]
Would It Have Hurt Her To Lez It Up Just A Little? [Deadspin]

Problems in the locker room because you don't like girls? My fifteen-year-old self has been filing a mental lawsuit against that very same thing for over a decade!

But of course we don't know if any of this has merit, and have no intention of weighing in. We'll let the court of law get the straight story about this court of ball anti-straight allegation.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

This is pervasive in womens sports. I know of 3 schools in my area that have done, are doing the same thing. It is a bit of give back for the 'macho superioty' of mens. But that is no excuse for it.

Posted by: LOrion | Feb 12, 2009 3:03:17 PM

As much as I hate to say it, I like seeing straight-discrimination. If enough straight discrimination occurs, it'd be much easier to add sexual orientation as a protected class.

Ideally, none of it should occur, though.

Posted by: | Feb 12, 2009 4:15:19 PM

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails