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By Steve Weinstein | Monday Apr 15, 2013
Pro soccer player Robbie Rogers, who came out as gay in February, then retired, is giving an interview on ABC’s ’Nightline’ April 15.
By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Mar 31, 2013
An openly gay player in the NFL may be just around the corner and some athletes are celebrating the idea, while others are voicing their concerns.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 29, 2013
A number of publications are reporting that an active NFL player is thinking about coming out in the next few months. If it does happen, the athlete would be the first active player in football, baseball, basketball or hockey to announce he’s gay.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 5, 2013
In the wake of the Manti Te’o scandal, it has been alleged that potential pro football players have been asked about their sexual orientation during the NFL recent scouting recruitment event.
By Dan Meyer | Friday Nov 23, 2012
The Hispanic and Black Gay Coalition came together in Somerville on Nov. 17 to honor those in the Black and Latino gay communities who have worked for change, among them former NFL player Wade Davis, Jr.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 25, 2012
Despite the pro-gay advocacy of athletes like the NFL’s Chris Kluwe, men’s pro leagues remain homophobic enough so that athletes only come out after retiring. It has been easier for women. EDGE examines why and how the sports world is changing.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 11, 2012
A 2010 letter where Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt tells a woman she may go to hell for accepting her gay son has sparked football player Chris Kluwe to condemn him in an op-ed piece.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 2, 2012
The debate in the NFL about marriage equality only got hotter when two Viking players took to the pages of their hometown paper to argue it further.
By Nancy Armour | Monday Nov 15, 2010
From Troy Polamalu’s thick mass of curls to Domata Peko’s fluffy, lionlike mane to Chris Johnson’s dreads to Clay Matthews’ grunge look, players all over the NFL are going long.
By William Kapfer | Saturday Jan 30, 2010
CBS’s Double Standard: CBS Rejects Humorous Super Bowl Ad For Gay Dating Site, Yet Accepts Allegedly Dishonest Ad Paid For By Organization Founded By Anti-Choice Fanatic, James Dobson CBS said that its standards and practices department decided to reject a proposed ad by ManCrunch.com that would have shown two men kissing while watching a football game- See link to ad below-but has accepted an ad created by an anti-abortion advocacy group -- Focus on the Family" ad featuring Heisman Trophy Winner Tim Tebow and his mother.
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