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Old 03-11-2013, 11:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Rashad Evans: I support gay marriage and gay rights

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“I've never been a homophobe, never understood what that is all about. I knew some people who were gay and never cared about their sexuality. But at the same time, I didn't fully understand the issues around gay people until my friend BA started telling me about his full public support for gay marriage. We talked about the issue and I decided its not enough to not be against a minority, if you want things to go better for them you have to speak up with them.

“I'm a UFC fighter, a macho-type sport. I am a heterosexual guy in a tough macho sport, which is exactly the reason I feel a duty to say I support gay marriage and gay rights.

“I have nothing to gain personally from supporting this issue, and that's the point. Society as a whole is better when there is equality, and I want to live in a country where everyone has the same rights because we all benefit from that.

“What people overlook is that is isn't a sex issue, its a love issue. There's no justifiable reason for trying to get in the way of two people who love each other.

“I have kids. I don't want them growing up in a society where they, or their friends, could be second class citizens based on which person they fall in love with or who they want to be happy with.”
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Just when I started badmouthing the guy, he gets quoted as saying something totally on the nose and completely awesome

Well Said Rashad!
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Only an ignorant fool wouldn't. Racism and homophobia are the truest forms of ignorance. That said, I do think marriage is a heavily out dated tradition and I probably won't ever get married in my life. I just don't see how this special ceremony and a ring which likely causes more stress and worry through the preparation is a way to prove you love some one. I have nothing against people that want to get married, I just get a tad bit annoyed when people frown at me for saying I don't ever want to get married.
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I still think Rashad's a moron but he's right in this one instance. Statistically speaking he'd have to be right once. It's like having 2 full moons in a month or a Blackzilian winning.
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Who cares? I have no idea why MMA sites are posting this and acting like it's interesting.
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Who cares? I have no idea why MMA sites are posting this and acting like it's interesting.
This like I said mma news has become like TMZ a bunch of non stories with nothing to do with mma.
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This like I said mma news has become like TMZ a bunch of non stories with nothing to do with mma.
Bro, this is BIG news. This means Rashad is coming out the closet. There were always the signs:
  • Being a strong wrestler (wrestling is kinda gay). LOL.
  • Nipple tweaks before each fight.
  • Almost kissing Ramapage on TUF.
  • Getting divorced to enjoy the single life in S. Florida.
  • Constantly touching Lil Nog's hands during their fight.
  • Allowing Chael Sonnen to lick his shoe.
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Bro, this is BIG news. This means Rashad is coming out the closet. There were always the signs:
  • Being a strong wrestler (wrestling is kinda gay). LOL.
  • Nipple tweaks before each fight.
  • Almost kissing Ramapage on TUF.
  • Getting divorced to enjoy the single life in S. Florida.
  • Constantly touching Lil Nog's hands during their fight.
  • Allowing Chael Sonnen to lick his shoe.
woah mannnnnnnnnnnn
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Bro, this is BIG news. This means Rashad is coming out the closet. There were always the signs:
  • Being a strong wrestler (wrestling is kinda gay). LOL.
  • Nipple tweaks before each fight.
  • Almost kissing Ramapage on TUF.
  • Getting divorced to enjoy the single life in S. Florida.
  • Constantly touching Lil Nog's hands during their fight.
  • Allowing Chael Sonnen to lick his shoe.


Well that's hard evidence right there.

Is he now divorced? his wife was so annoying sitting cage side screeching through his fights. A bit like Woodley's momma on the Strikeforce cards.
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Got to admit, I thought this was gonna be a thread about him coming out?
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