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A Conversation With Michael Sam

Maurice Tracy | Posted 02.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Maurice Tracy

Sam was in St. Louis to give the keynote speech at an event organized as part of National Black HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, and he was kind enough to agree to answer a few questions. I told him that my interest was in finding out how he sees himself and his place within the gay community and what he thinks his place is within the Black queer community.

Michael Sam Was 'Pretty Damn Sure' He 'Didn't Like Girls' After His First Time With Another Man

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.19.2015 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam recalled his history-making year as the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL in an poignant speech at the Human Rights Campaign's (H...

LOOK: Michael Sam Confirms Engagement To Vito Cammissano

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.16.2015 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam confirmed reports he'd gotten engaged to longtime boyfriend Vito Cammissano in a Jan. 16 tweet. Sam, who made history in 2014 as the f...

LOOK: This Anti-Gay Poem About Michael Sam Is One Of The Most Bizarre Things We've Read

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.08.2015 | Gay Voices

Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) just can't stop talking about Michael Sam. This time, however, LaBarbera has go...

How Michael Sam And His Boyfriend Kept Their Relationship Secret In College

OWN | Posted 12.31.2014 | OWN

What most people know about Michael Sam's relationship boils down to a brief moment on TV, when the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL share...

6 Big Takeaways From Michael Sam's Interview With Oprah

OWN | Posted 12.29.2014 | OWN

When Michael Sam became the first openly gay man drafted into the NFL, the world watched him celebrate with his longtime boyfriend, Vito Cammisano. In...

Michael Sam Opens Up About Coming Out, NFL

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 02.26.2015 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam dismissed the thought that his sexuality has cost him a spot in the NFL. "I don't like to think that way," Sam said in...

Michael Sam Tells Oprah Heartbreaking Childhood Bullying Story

OWN | Posted 12.26.2014 | OWN

Coming out as a gay athlete takes courage -- just ask Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL. In his first television interview...

Michael Sam On Gay Players In The NFL: 'There's A Lot Of Us Out There'

OWN | Posted 12.23.2014 | OWN

When Michael Sam was drafted into the NFL in May, he made history as the first openly gay man to come into the league. But, the Mizzou graduate says, ...

How Michael Sam Knew He Made The Right Choice In Coming Out

OWN | Posted 12.23.2014 | OWN

It was a moment we'll never forget. In May 2014, Michael Sam made history when he became the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL. Fo...

'My Name Is Michael Sam, And I Am Unbroken'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam opens up about his tumultuous year as part of a video campaign in support of Angelina Jolie's new movie. "When I came out several mont...

Michael Sam: Lack Of Talent Isn't Keeping Me Out Of The NFL

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports

Michael Sam didn't come out and say it, but he seemed to imply that he is currently not playing in the NFL because he came out as gay. Sam, who bec...

Why You Should Care That Tim Cook and Michael Sam Are Gay

Danielle Ariano | Posted 01.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Danielle Ariano

Have you heard the news that Apple CEO Tim Cook is gay? Are you thinking, "OK, was anybody asking?" or perhaps more pointedly, "Who gives a flying f***?"? Then this blog post is for you!

What Michael Sam Would Change About His Coming Out In Hindsight

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam capped off an incredible 2014 when he was named one of GQ's Men of the Year alongside Chris Pratt, Steve Carrell, Ansel Elgort and others....

LOOK: Michael Sam Covers GQ Magazine And Nabs HUGE Honor

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam might be currently looking for another opportunity to prove he can play in the NFL after being released from the Dallas Cowboys's practice...

NFL Great Suggests Michael Sam's Sexuality 'Could Be' A Choice

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.07.2014 | Gay Voices

NFL veteran Deion Sanders is making headlines for comments he made about Michael Sam in an interview with Larry King, Deadspin and Outsports are repor...

What's the Probability That Michael Sam Was Cut Because He's Gay, Really?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I've seen a little too much insistence this week, online and on social media, that Michael Sam's being cut from the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad had nothing to do with his being gay. It's a bit overwrought and defensive. A lot of fans seem to want to believe the NFL is not a homophobic institution.

The NFL 'Discriminated Against Every Heterosexual Player' By Signing Michael Sam, Pundit Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.08.2014 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) sports fans were thrilled when Michael Sam was signed to the practice squad of the Dallas Cowboys last w...

Here's The Most Disgusting Response Yet To Michael Sam Joining The Cowboys

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.05.2014 | Gay Voices

An anti-gay group is planning to protest the Dallas Cowboys after the team signed openly gay football star Michael Sam onto its practice squad. J...

NFL Veteran Sounds Off On Michael Sam's Future With The Cowboys

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.03.2014 | Gay Voices

NFL veteran Emmitt Smith sounded off on recent controversy surrounding Michael Sam, who was left off the St. Louis Rams' final 53-man roster and their...

LOOK: The AMAZING Way Harry Styles Offered Support For Michael Sam

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam has had his share of detractors since he became the first openly gay man drafted into the NFL, but Harry Styles isn't one of them. The...

Putting Michael Sam In A Locker Room With 'Beefcake' Straight Players Is Unfair, Pundit Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices

American Family Association President Tim Wildmon has come to the defense of former NFL coach Tony Dungy, who made headlines this week in regard to a ...

Michael Sam Reveals Why He Had Second Guesses About Coming Out Publicly

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam reveals that he second-guessed his decision to come out as gay ahead of the NFL draft in a new interview with "Good Morning America." ...

Michael Sam's Courageous Tears Were Real, and So Were Yours

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

When I first heard in March that Michael Sam was going to be awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, I didn't understand the power of that decision.

'Great Things Can Happen When You Have The Courage To Be Yourself'

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports

Michael Sam gave a powerful and heartfelt speech on Wednesday night after receiving the 2014 Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs in Los Angeles. ...