In the sports news yesterday morning, details of England drawing a thrilling match with India in the World Cup was followed by news that wicket keeper Steven Davies has come out of the closet.
As I have said before, it's tough coming out, but telling the sporting world that you are gay is a brave decision. He is one of only a few elite sportsmen to do this. I don't blame those that stay closeted, especially in football, but I hope that more guys can live without the burden and worry and come out 'easily'. It's really not worth living a lie.
Obviously, Mattie Mitcham is out and proud - and is very vocal about it too. He's so cool! Another sportsman that came out recently was rugby player Gareth Thomas. You could argue that the macho and possibly homophobic world of rugby makes Gareth a real hero. A post from Andrew's blog here explains more.
In a way, I was disappointed not to see the usual puns for Steven Davies - I had expected...
5 on the fifth' will be live on the net. Take 5 photographs on the days leading up to the 5th - publish those on your own blog and then add the link to my blog so that others can see your images. You can either take 5 random pictures or follow this months theme which is: LINES.
If all goes to plan, you will not have to add a comment to include a link to your blog - watch this space for instructions!