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Former NFL Player To Sue Minnesota Vikings Over Investigation Into Anti-Gay Allegations

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue his erstwhile team regarding his allegations of a coach's anti-gay views and suppression of...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Kluwe: Calling Michael Sam A 'Distraction' Is Like Saying Richard Sherman Is A 'Thug' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- On Saturday night, a handful of athletes and others in the professional sports world gathered in Los Angeles for a party to celebrate th...

Michelangelo Signorile

Chris Kluwe: 'I'm 100 Percent Confident' Coach Made Anti-Gay Remarks Before Cutting Me From Team | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, an outspoken advocate of marriage equality throughout 2012, said yesterday that he has witnesses who will...

Vikings Deny Cutting Player Of Support Of Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Vikings issued a statement on Thursday denying the allegation by former punter Chris Kluwe that he had been cut for his advocacy of same...

NFL Player: 'Definitely' Already Gays In NFL

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

NFL player and straight LGBT ally Chris Kluwe said Tuesday that "there are definitely gay NFL players" and predicted that "someone is going to come ou...

Could A Mobile App Combat Homophobia And Sexism?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

From professional football players and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) allies such as Brendon Ayanbadejo to Chris Kluwe, acceptance and...

Jordan Schultz

Brendon Ayanbadejo On NFL: 'I Think It's Ready To Start ... Being Proactive' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

Recently minted Super Bowl champion Brendon Ayanbadejo has been a pioneer for gay rights and marriage equality as it relates to the NFL. The 36-year-o...

Amanda Terkel

Punter And LGBT Advocate Chris Kluwe Signs With Team | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- NFL punter Chris Kluwe, who's become known for his outspoken advocacy on behalf of gay rights, says he has been signed by the Oakland Ra...

Chris Kluwe And Brendon Ayanbadejo Were Not Cut For LGBT Activism

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cyd Zeigler

If these are just football matters, why are we seeing all the headlines about these men being cut for supporting gays and lesbians? It's simple: Because people still want to believe that the NFL hates gay people.

Michelangelo Signorile

Chris Kluwe Vows To Keep Speaking Out On Gay Rights Despite Being Cut From Team | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On the eve of Minnesota possibly becoming the 12th state to offer marriage equality, former Minnesota Vikings punter and outspoken marriage equality s...

Amanda Terkel

Did LGBT Advocacy Cost NFL Player His Job? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Minnesota Vikings released Chris Kluwe on Monday, leading to speculation that the move was motivated in part by the punter's promine...

Chris Kluwe Slams Athletes Worried About Gay Teammates: 'Grow The F**k Up'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has a few choice words for professional athletes who are concerned about the possibility of sharing a locker room...

'Idiot Kicker' Chris Kluwe Slammed For 'Using Bullying Tactics' To Promote Gay Rights

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Chris Kluwe's outspoken pro-marriage equality stance has won him accolades from a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advoc...