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

Op-ed: I'm A Gay Man with NFL Season Tickets

I often joke with friends that the best example of irony I can think of, as both an openly gay man and an openly die-hard fan of the New England Patriots, is the fact that I associate gay bars with rejection and ostracization ­and I associate football games with love and acceptance.

The Advocate
January 31, 2013

49er on gay ex-teammate Kwame Harris: I see him 'no differently'

One day after details of a bizarre court case involving former San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Kwame Harris and an ex-boyfriend inadvertently outed the 2003 first-round pick, several current Niners who played with Harris said that knowing his sexuality probably wouldn't have made a difference in their locker room at the time.

January 30, 2013


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