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Out Gay Football Players

The British Obsession With Gay Footballers

Wayne Dhesi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Dhesi

It's often referred to as one of the last gay taboos in Britain: an out gay professional footballer. But why does a large proportion of the gay (and straight) media, as well as a large section of society in general, seem to be obsessed with the prospect of an out pro footballer?

Coming Out In The NFL: Still Just 'Fantasy Football'?

Dr. Donna Dannenfelser | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Donna Dannenfelser

In two special episodes of Necessary Roughness, one of our characters deals with the difficult personal decision to come out. We haven't seen this happen in the NFL in real life, but we hope our portrayal will foster dialogue about acceptance and tolerance.