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What the World Has Learned from Footballer Michael Sam

NFL Player Michael Sam may not have shattered the glass closet during his rookie stint with the St. Louis Rams, but as Lindsay Jones’s USA Today article points out, he did put a few more cracks in it: He showed … Continue reading

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Why it Get’s Better: You Could Be Drafted by the NFL

Congratulations to football player Michael Sam on his draft to the St. Louis Rams. Sam had come out as gay in February of 2014 when he was still in college. You can watch the moment Sam got the NFL draft … Continue reading

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Could College Kicker Alan Gendreau Be the First Out NFL Player?

While a lot of blogs and news outlets are focusing their speculation about who the NFL players may be that are readying to come out, OutSports has a profile on college kicker, Alan Gendreau, who’s openly gay and who wants … Continue reading

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More Gay Supportive Players in the NFL

Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo aren’t the only NFL players who are supportive of gays. Outsports.com has a list of, at least, 28 others: Ricky Jean Francois, Isaac Sopoaga, Donte Whitner and Ahmad Brooks (San Francisco 49ers):  The four defensive … Continue reading

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Are gay rights views shifting in NFL?

Related to the gay marriage equality support of NFL Players Chris Kluwe and Brendan Ayanbadejo, I wanted to highlight this article on attitudes in the NFL from USA Today: BALTIMORE — Gay slurs are common in pro football. Brendon Ayanbadejo … Continue reading

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