Gay Rights Activist: NFL’s Macho Environment Promoted By Sportscasters Makes It Difficult For Players To Come Out PubliclyIt was back in February when Missouri All-American Michael Sam came out to the press and told the world, “I am an openly, proud gay man.”
Former NFL Player: ‘Most Athletes Don’t Want To Be Seen As The Gay Player’It was the kiss seen around the world. When new NFL draftee Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend on ESPN after finding out he was going to be playing for the St. Louis Rams, it drew celebration and criticism from both athletes and fans. Now some critics are questioning if more athletes will announce that they are gay.
A-10 Player Declares He's GayUMass guard Derrick Gordon gets tweet of congratulations from Mizzou's Michael Sam.