First openly gay NASCAR driver talks racing & homophobic fans
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« on: October 15, 2018, 04:53:44 pm »

In 1992, at the age of 8, Stephen Rhodes climbed behind the wheel of a go-kart and started to drive. Little did he know that, several years later, that same little boy with a fondness for wheels would eventually grow up to become the first openly gay NASCAR driver.

However, Rhodes notes, holding such a title hasn’t been a complete joy ride. After all, Rhodes came out in 2001, a time he says was “a combination of both good and bad.” Despite the struggle, Rhodes was able to work his way up the ranks of the racing world, most notably when he joined the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) in 2003.

Of course, a lot has happened in that time. Queerty recently chatted with Rhodes to discuss all things racing, what pressures come with being called the first openly gay NASCAR driver, and whether NASCAR, both as a sport and its fans, was always accepting of his sexuality.

Interview included in the link below.



« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2018, 09:38:28 am »

nice interview (albeit a bit shallow...)


« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2019, 05:34:10 pm »

Would have to agree with you, wish the questions werent the typical ones only


« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2019, 05:51:50 am »

good for him.. there are so many gays in the sports has nothing to do with gender


« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2019, 01:52:04 am »

Finally we've got one. All the best to him. A sweet short fluff piece. :/


« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2019, 12:45:11 pm »

First openly gay NASCAR driver talks racing, homophobic fans, and vodka cranberries

We claim to want to be treated/viewed like anyone else, but then we come up with such a faggy headline.   

Maybe they could have added dildos and fisting into the title.



« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2019, 06:15:01 am »

Didn't even know there was an openly gay NASCAR driver. I just assumed that sport as a whole drove away the gays. Anyway, good for the movement and for visibility.


« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2019, 10:13:48 am »

I've always been a fan of NASCAR and most forms of racing.   
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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2019, 04:29:56 am »

the important he winning any races?


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