Homophobia In Sports No Longer Fair Play
by: NPR Staff, NPR, May 21, 2011 7:05:00 am
The revelation this week by the president and CEO of the Phoenix Suns that he is gay comes in the midst of what seems to be a movement in pro sports to confront homophobia head-on. Remarks that were often dismissed as the kind of trash talk that's acceptable in sports are being challenged by a few of the stars on the court. Host Scott Simon talks with Grant Hill of the Phoenix Suns, who has joined a campaign to fight homophobia in sports.