Twitter reacts to Michael Sam being drafted by the St. Louis Rams

NFL player and University of Missouri alum Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, making him the first openly gay player to be drafted by the NFL. GLAAD is excited about this milestone, and individuals and communities from all over expressed their support as well. Check out some tweets about his success:

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