Is skateboarding culture entering a new phase of maturity?

Date: October 11, 2016 Author: Nick Pierre Categories: Inspirational Stories
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Skateboarding as a lifestyle/culture continues to mature and address many of the inequalities that are prevalent in skateboard culture and society at large.

This week Brian Anderson stated: “I… consider myself a skateboarder first, gay second” in a Vice Sports video that explores Brian’s sexuality and the difficulties he faced being a gay and professional skateboarder.  While Brian is not the first pro skateboarder to openly discuss his sexuality, he is the first elite pro skateboarder to be open about his sexuality and his courage has created a positive and healthy dialogue within skateboarding communities!
Here is the link, check it out:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZU5K3y7QhU