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Kenneth Faried Speaks For Gay Rights

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Posted January 25, 2013 - 05:13 PM


Faried's upbringing became national news in February 2011, when — as a senior in college about to break Tim Duncan's career NCAA Division I rebounding record and lead Morehead State into the NCAA Tournament — he became the subject of stories like this profile by ESPN's Dana O'Neil:

Before [Faried] was born, his grandmother died from complications of lupus and since he was in the fourth grade, his mother, Waudda (pronounced Wa-dee-uh), has battled the crippling disease that attacks the body without discretion.

And then 10 years ago, his mother introduced Faried to Manasin Copeland, the woman that would become her wife.
"I think people have an aura about them and the first time I met her, I thought, 'I like this lady," Faried said. "And when they got married, that showed me what commitment is all about, that there are people out there that can commit, even though for them it really has been the worst of times. I look at them, what they've been through and I think, 'Wow. That's amazing.' They're amazing to me." [...]
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Interesting, who knew.


#2 KobeBeef24


    Canada, eh?

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Posted January 25, 2013 - 05:46 PM

He is the only Man...imal they need. But seriously, good on Kenneth for speaking out and standing up for equality.

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Posted January 25, 2013 - 08:34 PM

I think Kenneth is gay. Just putting it out there

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Posted January 25, 2013 - 08:49 PM

Good for him. It's a difficult thing to support in relation to the culture of sports, a notoriously homophobic environment.

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Posted January 25, 2013 - 09:49 PM

He kinda has a girlish face too.

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Posted January 25, 2013 - 09:51 PM

^ More like one of those Avatar characters if ya' ask me.


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