Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues

VIDEOS: Michael Sam is "determined to be great," and local sports anchor calls out the naysayers

"I'm determined to be great. I'm determined to make the team," said Michael Sam at a press conference yesterday, during which he spoke candidly about his feelings from the pre-draft, being the first openly gay athlete drafted to the NFL, and his impact on kids throughout the country.

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American Family Association equates Michael Sam with brain concussion

The American Family Association's senior issue analyst, Bryan Fischer, thinks NFL draftee Michael Sam, by simple virtue of being a gay man, is "the sexual equivalent of a brain concussion." And according to the AFA's top staffer, the NFL should be forcing Sam into scientifically-shunned "reparative therapy."

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May 9, 2014

VIDEO: Michael Sam signs his first endorsement with VISA

Make sure to support Michael Sam in the NFL draft from May 8-10 as he is poised to be the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL.

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