It would probably say more about our society if a professional bowler kissing his husband on national television didn’t inspire columns and all sorts of play-by-play recaps.
Unfortunately, we are not at that point yet.
A few months ago, Scott Norton won the WSOB Chamelon Championship – only his second PBA win. Understandably emotional about what transpired, Norton did what any other athlete (eh) would have done in the same situation – he embraced his better half. Who happened to be of the same sex.
Check out the whole dramatic scene below:
Frankly, the fact that it took two months for ESPN to televise this says a lot more about our society's feelings towards bowling than it does about our society’s reaction to two men publicly embracing.