Jason Collins, a Northridge native and former Stanford basketball player who now plays for the Washington Wizards, came out on Monday. He’s the first gay player in one of the “Big 4″ leagues (MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL) to leave the closet, and he announced his decision in a thoughtful essay for Sports Illustrated. He’s single-handedly knocked Alan Alan Gendreau off the front page of OutSports.
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Juliette Banana got fed up with the bro-dawg indie bike culture of Chicago, and started TinyFix, an open and affirming bike collective that welcomes everyone. In Biking While Genderqueer, she talks about her experiences as a genderqueer activist. She knows that she doesn’t speak for every genderqueer person out there, and uses some rowdy language, but lays out how practice and identity intersect with life and riding.