ESPN revisits high school football captain coming out 15 years later

ESPN did a look back at the coming out of a high school football player, Corey Johnson. Corey, who went on to work at GLAAD, write for Towleroad, and is now a New York City Councilmember, came out as gay while he was captain of his high school football team 15 years ago.

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