Boston Herald Sportswriter Steve Buckley: ‘I’m Gay’

Boston Herald sportswriter Steve Buckley revealed that he is gay in his latest column.In the column, titled “Welcome to my coming-out party,” Buckley says that he had intended to tell his readers–and his listeners who hear him talk about Bo…

Boston Herald sportswriter Steve Buckley revealed that he is gay in his latest column.

In the column, titled “Welcome to my coming-out party,” Buckley says that he had intended to tell his readers–and his listeners who hear him talk about Boston sports on local radio–about his sexuality years ago, after his mother, who had been worried about the public reaction to such an admission, changed her mind:

Just over seven years ago, before Thanksgiving, we were getting into the car outside of a CVS when my mother said, “I think you should go ahead and do that story you’ve been talking about.”
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