closet jocks

Discussion in 'Relationships, Discrimination, and Jealousy' started by buddy7706, Oct 18, 2007.

  1. buddy7706

    buddy7706 Member

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    just wonderin if there is any on here guys who are into sports and have never been thought to be gay but really are ir atleast curous...
     
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    ummm thats how i started out - still into sports heaps and still a jock, but now enjoy dik alot more regularly :). Im not out. As for whether I am Gay, guess that depends on which of the 5000 definitions you are using...
     
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    when doing my first olympic effort people didn't know until i outed myself one day (someone was trash-talking about gays and i'd had enough)--at the time, they were shocked and in about 30 seconds everyone knew.

    that was back in 1995. i got a fair bit of grief, to my face and behind the scenes, over the ensuing years. today, because i'm so open people tease me about it sometimes, and i give it right back to them. i think it's important to "normalize" being gay by talking and joking around. it also makes it easier for folks to bring up the subject and ask questions.

    these days i coach two high school teams, and parents and athletes alike know my orientation--i never get any grief. that's because i may be gay, but i'm their coach first, i care about them and wouldn't do anything inappropriate.

    suppose the biggest "compliment" i got was from a team-mate this winter. we were sharing in a hotel room for a competition and he said "it's obvious you're gay but when we're (doing our sport) you're just the most tenacious fucker out there..." it surprised that straight guy that a fag could be tough competitor--many have made the mistake... ;)
     
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