Wade Davis and Sarah Kate Ellis on Michael Sam and LGBT athletes

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.

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NY Giants, New England Patriots, First Family, more speak in support of gay NFL prospect Michael Sam

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.
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January 9, 2014

New York Giants player Victor Cruz gives assist to gay bullied teen

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.

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December 5, 2013

NFL Exec says league ready for openly gay player

NFL Executives Troy Vincent, former cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles and Dwight Hollier former linebacker for t

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December 4, 2013

You Can Play and former NFL players visit the Hetrick Martin Institute

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.

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October 30, 2013

Dexter Manley banned from radio program for using gay slur

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.

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October 28, 2013

Ayanbadejo reshapes LGBT advocacy in sports

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo says he is just a “concerned citizen” with no agenda other than to make the world a better place

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