Promoted
lol
LGBT

Why We Shouldn’t Let Gay People Play Basketball

It’s a slippery slope, guys.

1. NBA veteran Jason Collins told Sports Illustrated he was gay in article published Monday. This is very dangerous.

Bruce Bennett / Getty Images

2. Letting gay people play basketball goes against 122 years of basketball tradition.

3. Basketball has always been defined as five straight men trying to shoot a ball through a hoop to score points against five other straight men.

4. This is how it’s worked for literally decades.

Orlando / Hulton Archive

5. It’s important to defend basketball from being redefined.

Orlando / Hulton Archive

6. Because letting gay people play basketball is nothing less than an attack on traditional basketball.

Al Barry / Hulton Archive

7. Our children deserve to be raised in a world where they aren’t taught gay basketball in schools.

Hulton Archive

8. And think about it, if we let gay people play basketball, what’s to stop dogs from playing basketball?

9. So please support traditional basketball. Thank you.

Orlando / Hulton Archive

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Contributions

    Here Are The Top Stories
    • A conservation group in Zimbabwe reported that Jericho, the brother of beloved lion Cecil, was shot and killed by a hunter. But some scientists monitoring the pride believe he is OK.
    • Joe Biden has begun to "actively explore a possible presidential campaign," the New York Times reports.
    • The trooper who pulled over Sandra Bland was disciplined for "unprofessional conduct" in the fall of 2014, records show.
    Get The News App

    More News

    More News

    Now Buzzing