Two Outs is a WEEI podcast hosted by veteran Boston Herald columnist Steve Buckley and WEEI opinion maker Alex Reimer. The duo, who have both publicly revealed that they are gay, will produce a bi-monthly podcast that will tackle the intersection of society and sports from the perspective of two very different generations.
Ep. 4: Billy Bean talks Kevin Pillar homophobic slur
Alex Reimer and Steve Buckley chat with MLB Ambassador of Inclusion Billy Bean about the Kevin Pillar incident and casual homophobia in sports. Bean explains how difficult it is to stamp out anti-gay language, given how prevalent it is in our vernacular.
know that dated any effort to change a culture. So you know Kevin Millar is very popular young player he's he has a tremendous future in front of himself. I felt bad for him I could tell by watching it. That it it did not seem premeditated. In my mind it was a moment debt. Is an example of how. Homophobia is embedded in our you know. In our culture for young men when they are upset. Are upset that another man. You know Jason Marquis . Of the direction that his comment. Who was you know big league pitcher who's struck him out and you know I my
Ep. 3: Red Sox president Sam Kennedy talks Fenway racial aftermath
Alex Reimer and Steve Buckley chat with Red Sox president Sam Kennedy, who explains why the team's zero tolerance policy towards offensive language at Fenway Park –– including homophobic slurs –– is not a slippery slope. Alex and Buck also talk about why they don't always get offended when they hear homophobic language at the ballpark.
the different stuffed another angle crazy so. But I accept it or Tim Salmon . Yes I am as well Sam Kennedy president of the Red Sox against talked a little bit more about the Adam Jones
Ep. 2: Is it appropriate to speculate about Aaron Hernandez's sexuality?
Buck and Reimer debate over whether it’s appropriate to speculate about Aaron Hernandez’s sexuality. Buck says his sources don’t corroborate what Michele McPhee and the Daily Mail have reported about the disgraced ex-NFL star’s love life. Reimer disagrees with the Boston Globe's assertion that there's a homophobic element to the Hernandez story.
that. The globe with the cover of that the patriots plus a Super Bowl . That was a printing issue and a few papers and that doesn't mean bad reporting that means deadlines are on course titled
Episode 1: Steve Buckley: Bill Simmons tried to out me.
Buck and Reimer share their coming out stories and discuss the different ways they decided to reveal their sexualities. Buck waited until more than 30 years into his career, whereas Reimer announced he was gay during his second appearance on WEEI. On that note, Buck presses Reimer on whether he's exploiting his sexuality to further his career.
it's. It's December of 03. Within a month the patriots won a Super Bowl . Within eight months of Red Sox won their first World Series since 1918. It was it was the continuation of the decade of dominance where you know I got a book deal lot
global against the Packers yeah and end my partner went to the Super Bowl what we were walking around the streets and Owens and debt that was as open as otherwise during that period and we weariness that you're going to be out. Really knew this patriots into warns us what 01 right away until her purview so that's. The infancy of sports and fighting in the Internet and obviously lots of people at the Super Bowl were you concerned at all that you're going to be outed that would have been a fear reminding frankly. Does appear mind