After Michael Sam became one of the first NFL prospects who is openly LGBT, GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate joined former professional football player and You Can Play Executive Director Wade Davis in discussing the news with mainstream media outlets.
NY Giants, New England Patriots, First Family, more speak in support of gay NFL prospect Michael Sam
Athletes, commentators, classmates, and even Michelle Obama have offered up their support for Michael Sam. Here are some of our favorites:
Since he came out in middle school, Joey experienced constant bullying from his peers. Recently, Victor Cruz, the New York Giants wide receiver, helped Joey overcome the painful past by giving him a tour of the Giants locker room.
You Can Play, an advocacy organization dedicated to building bridges between the LGBT community and the world of athletics has just launched its "High Five" initiative which works to create meaningful connections between LGBT youth and leaders within the professional sports community.
Former Redskins defensive end Dexter Manley is banned from a radio program on WTOP radio after using a gay slur in reference to Troy Aikman.