On Monday, Dale Hansen, sportscaster for the Dallas news station WFAA TV Channel 8, announced his support of gay NFL prospect Michael Sam's coming out and criticized those who spoke out against having a gay teammate on his show Hansen Unplugged.
After speaking to the media about Michael Sam's coming out, Wade Davis has penned an op-ed for Ebony.com, in which he talks about how both Sam and NBA player Jason Collins have broken the stereotypes that we have about the African-American community, as well as the LGBT community.
In 2013, LGBT Ugandans worked with photographer David Robinson and Advocate.com to share their story in their own words. In the piece 12 activists talk about their work, their life experiences, and the adversities they face on a daily basis.
Michael Sam, Defensive End NFL prospect, has received support on his coming out announcement from big name celebrities, fellow players and media members and now NFL team owners have spoken out in support.