As an avid baseball fan when I was a wee sprout, I followed a few select teams, GO CUBS! Most of the sports history Keith Olbermann talks about I had no clue about. He lays down a fantastic logical argument why major league sports needs to take a front row seat in this fight for LGBT equality.
Society as a whole, plays catch up to the more progressive elements who are the vanguard to sweeping social change. White folks going to the Cotton Club to listen to jazz that cant be heard any other place other than Black clubs due to Jim Crow laws. The military desegregating ending the days of the "Buffalo Troops". And a baseball team brave enough to hire the first major league African American player, hero Jackie Robinson.
In the late '60s the ballerina Raven Wilkinson faced harsh racism while the Ballet Russe of Monte Carlo toured the southern states that she had to leave the company for safety reasons. Imagine being horrified that one of the dancers was Black. I don't know about you, but there is no way for me to understand this extreme racism.
Sit back and listen to him weave a web of logic that underscores just how backwards the right is.