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Harrowing incident a troubling reminder of homophobia

After getting attacked in New Orleans, LZ thinks the Brady Quinn incident deserved more coverage. Story

Updated: February 18, 2008, 2:30 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | Page 2

NEW ORLEANS -- When the eight to 10 guys surrounded me, I knew I was going to get hurt.

When the first one pushed me in the back, I remember thinking I was going to die.

After a second shove, I had no thoughts at all -- only fear.

This is how I spent a portion of my Saturday night during NBA All-Star Weekend -- being gay bashed because the size large T-shirt I was wearing wasn't large enough for someone else's comfort.

As I walked by the group of men -- on my way to the ...

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