The fact that pro basketball player Jason Collins came out of the homosexual closet on the same day that pro football player and devout Christian Tim Tebow was released by the New York Jets seems to have fueled the fires of America’s culture war.
If you Google the words “Collins,” “gay,” “Tebow” and “Christian” in the same search field, you’ll find links to arguments that Collins is the beneficiary of — and Tebow the victim of — a political-correctness conspiracy among the mainstream media. (See HERE, for example.)
But such arguments are mostly nonsense. There have long been lots ...