While some of the pre-Super Bowl comments made by a handful of players didn't do much to portray the NFL as welcoming of gay athletes, recent testimonials by current and former professional football players have proven that many people within the NFL are beginning to embrace the idea of an openly gay teammate in their locker room.
It doesn't matter that 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver tried to take back his antigay remarks. By saying on Artie Lange's national radio show during last week's Super Bowl media day that San Francisco "ain't got no gay people on the team.
In the wake of antigay remarks he made Tuesday, 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will work with the Trevor Project to learn more about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, according to his publicist.
GLAAD has reached out to the It Gets Better project, the National Football League and the San Francisco 49ers after two 49ers players denied having knowing participated in an "It Gets Better" video produced by the team.
Whether they didn't know or didn't care, the fans who attended Wednesday night's Cabrillo College women's basketball game against Mission provided no reaction when Gabrielle Ludwig entered with 11:17 remaining in the first half.
Some classroom comments have a football coach under investigation. The Lauderdale County superintendent confirmed she's looking into alleged comments the coach made about the first lady and homosexuals.
There was plenty of elbow room at Frank Gore's podium during the San Francisco 49ers media session Thursday Thursday morning, with only a half-dozen reporters talking shop with the impressive running back.
Dan Savage, co-founder of the It Gets Better project, said late Thursday he has “removed the (San Francisco) 49ers ‘It Gets Better’ video” from the project’s website after two of the team’s player who appeared in the video said they were unaware they were participating in a project to support LGBT youth.