05/12/2014 02:33 pm ET Updated May 12, 2014

Talking To Your Kids About Michael Sam Should Be The Easiest Thing In The World

If only all conversations about discrimination were this easy.

Sure, the negative ways in which people reacted to the NFL drafting its first openly gay player were disappointing, but it becomes even worse when you consider what other football players have been getting away with.

That's the point that comedy group Heck Bender drives home in the parody above, in which a father attempts to speak to his (surprisingly well-informed) son about why people are so upset about a gay man playing professional football.

Watch the video above for a satirical take on why Michael Sam and his groundbreaking achievement have no place in conversations about (truly) controversial NFL players -- many of whom are still lauded even after committing atrocities.


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