Ten Memorable LGBT Sports Moments of 2012
There have been so many of these lists in the previous weeks. I've read several on this topic alone, and the great thing is that they all agree that 2012 was a truly banner year - to use a sports metaphor - for the elevation of this conversation into the public consciousness.
Nike Hosts First-Ever LGBT Sports Summit
Allright, you got me. I only had nine. So I'm going to cheat here, and end with one that was incredibly important to me on a personal level as a sports fan - but this one won't really fit with the others.
Also, you might not want to continue if you're a Rangers or Angels fan.
(are they gone?)
2012 Oakland Athletics win American League West
Ending on a totally personal note - my daughter was born in December, and I spent many a night this Spring, Summer, and early Autumn parked in front of the TV with her, trying to get her to fall asleep. Or more accurately, fall back asleep. So I'd like to personally thank the Oakland A's, whom I've been following since the days of Dave Stewart and Terry Steinbach, for giving me the most fun I've ever had watching a baseball season unfold.
So there's your connection.
Hope all of you had, and/or are having, the happiest of holiday seasons, and I personally wish each and every one of you a wonderful new year. Even Rangers and Angels fans. :)
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