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 Post subject: Combine Questions...
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How far is this questioning going?

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/02/28/leveon-bell-says-he-was-asked-questions-about-sexuality/

I know the owners are paying $$$$ for these players services, but is HR helping them through this???

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 Post subject: Re: Combine Questions...
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I heard the NFL is launching an investigation and issued a PC statement regarding sexual orientation and employment in the league.


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According the Rotoworld, the player involved thought it was a joke but it didn`t read that way looking at the questions asked.
They were definitly fishing for something.
Looking at the interview the Bengals gave, I guess they want to make sure the players can pay attention for at least 30 minutes and be able to repeat what was discussed.


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:lol: The question: "Do you like girls?" is not necessarily about sexuality..


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people are way too sensitive these days.


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Does the NFL legally have to adhere to all of the other regulations like other companies do in regards to non-discrimination, Equal Opportunity, etc.?

If they don't have to adhere to any of those labor laws, then they can ask whatever they want.

If they do have to adhere to the labor laws, then they cannot ask these types of questions because they can be deemed discriminatory.

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SonOfDad wrote:
people are way too sensitive these days.

Maybe. But the question still is quite likely a veiled homophobic one. They just feel uncomfortable asking: Are you a f*a*g? 'Cause we don't employ f*a*g*s in football.

You give Jerrah Jones and his fellow owners far too much credit if you think they are completely open to anything but a man's club, where 'boys will be boys.


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Does the NFL legally have to adhere to all of the other regulations like other companies do in regards to non-discrimination, Equal Opportunity, etc.?

If they don't have to adhere to any of those labor laws, then they can ask whatever they want.

If they do have to adhere to the labor laws, then they cannot ask these types of questions because they can be deemed discriminatory.

It is not against the law to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation in many states. Here is a map that shows the general state laws. In many it is against the law to discriminate based on sexual orientation in PUBLIC employment, but of course the NFL is private. And many states have no laws preventing discrimination but instead have laws that discriminate. That is, laws that specifically declare marriage, and prevent adoptions, etc. In Texas, despite the Supreme Court ruling the laws unconstitutional, the Texas Penal Code still classifies same-sex sexual acts as criminal. Jerrah can actively discriminate. He can ask, and he can discriminate. On the other hand, the New Jersey Giants and New Jersey Jets cannot.

http://www.aclu.org/maps/non-discrimination-laws-state-state-information-map


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votingmachine wrote:
SonOfDad wrote:
people are way too sensitive these days.

Maybe. But the question still is quite likely a veiled homophobic one. They just feel uncomfortable asking: Are you a f*a*g? 'Cause we don't employ f*a*g*s in football.

You give Jerrah Jones and his fellow owners far too much credit if you think they are completely open to anything but a man's club, where 'boys will be boys.

who cares.


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:lol: The question: "Do you like girls?" is not necessarily about sexuality..


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SonOfDad wrote:
votingmachine wrote:
SonOfDad wrote:
people are way too sensitive these days.

Maybe. But the question still is quite likely a veiled homophobic one. They just feel uncomfortable asking: Are you a f*a*g? 'Cause we don't employ f*a*g*s in football.

You give Jerrah Jones and his fellow owners far too much credit if you think they are completely open to anything but a man's club, where 'boys will be boys.

who cares.


And let's face it, locker rooms are still homophobic. If a player were to come out it would be a burden on the team and the player. It's inviting a headache, even in today's society.

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