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Intolerance is un-American

Pro Football Hall of Famer Ron Mix writes that discrimination of gays shouldn't be tolerated. Story

Updated: March 29, 2007, 12:04 PM ET
By Ron Mix | Special to Page 2

"We lost to a bunch of dykes," my daughter, Darci, announced when she returned from a volleyball game in the eighth grade. Both my wife, Patti, and I exclaimed at the same time: "Darci!"

I went on to tell her that she knows we do not talk that way about people in our house, that "dykes" was a derogatory way to describe gay women and that I was disappointed and shocked that she would use such language. As I was to learn four years later, Darci was probably just testing the waters for support ...

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