Posts tagged ‘SF Giants’

June 1, 2011

SF Giants Step Up to the Plate and Release their ‘It Gets Better’ Video

by Accidental Bear

I feel like a proud papa. With all the racial and hateful slurs being thrown around these days within the sports arena, it’s nice to be able to take a deep breath and take in some positive energy from an unlikely source. The Giants have joined the “It Gets Better Project” to inspire hope for young people who may be struggling. They are become the first professional sports organization to show their support for the campaign and take a stand against bullying.

http://www.itgetsbetter.org/


May 17, 2011

SF Giants to Make Video For ‘It Gets Better’ Campaign

by Accidental Bear

SF pride creeps in at the most unlikely places. Our own jock wearing baseball champions are going to embrace their local community which includes a large LGBT population. Of course those with a beard fetish hopes Brian “Fear the Beard” Wilson will be included in video for our viewing pleasure ( Ring ring ring, “Is Brian there? ” , ” Hi, I’m calling from Playgirl” ) Now that’s a petition someone needs to get on.

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The San Francisco Giants will become the first professional sports team to jump into the burgeoning anti-homophobia campaign with an upbeat “It Gets Better” video designed to bring hope to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people.

While celebrities, politicians and everyday people have posted more than 10,000 “It Gets Better” videos to YouTube to build awareness of the continuing problem of gay suicide and anti-gay bullying, no teams in the pro sports world have stepped forward to produce a video. READ MORE

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/05/16/BA5C1JGU8E.DTL#ixzz1MdAq1oam

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