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NFL draft: Reactions heat up after Michael Sam kisses boyfriend on TV

NFL draft: Reactions heat up after Michael Sam kisses boyfriend on TV | Gay Athletes in pro sports | Scoop.it
Not long after Michael Sam became the first openly gay player drafted to the NFL, some made clear his reaction was not welcome.
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Deion: Gay Players on All of My Teams

Deion: Gay Players on All of My Teams | Gay Athletes in pro sports | Scoop.it
Hall of Famer Deion Sanders played with five different franchises during his 14-year career. He states there were gay players on every one of those rosters, and the locker room knew it...
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Openly gay athletes

Openly gay athletes | Gay Athletes in pro sports | Scoop.it
Jason Collins joins a growing list of international sports stars who have come out publicly in recent years
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17 Extraordinary Gay and Lesbian Athletes

17 Extraordinary Gay and Lesbian Athletes | Gay Athletes in pro sports | Scoop.it
Though the sports industry hasn't been accepting of them, these gay and lesbian athletes are champions.
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NBA's Silver on openly gay pro athletes: ‘We fell behind’

NBA's Silver on openly gay pro athletes: ‘We fell behind’ | Gay Athletes in pro sports | Scoop.it

ASDFLOS ANGELES — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was understandably excited and proud Jason Collins became the first active openly gay athlete in the four major American professional sports after signing...

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LOOK: 27 Inspiring Athletes Who Have Come Out Of The Closet

LOOK: 27 Inspiring Athletes Who Have Come Out Of The Closet | Gay Athletes in pro sports | Scoop.it
Jason Collins, a free agent who played with the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards during the National Basketball Association's 2012-13 season, made history on April 29 when he became the first male professional athlete currently playing in the United States to announce he's gay. Though this is a monumental event for the sports and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, many other athletes have come out of the closet in the past.
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