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Amanda Terkel

NFL Meets With Gay Rights Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON -- The National Football League met with LGBT rights groups last week about the push to end homophobia in sports, at a time when speculatio...

Dear Closeted Football Player(s): We Got You

Adam Amel Rogers | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Amel Rogers

As a gay sports fan, I have a simple message for any athlete who is ready to come out: We got you. I hope you are listening, because the LGBT sports-loving community has been waiting for this for a long time and we are ready to battle for you.

Detroit Tigers Pitcher Says He'd Welcome A Gay Teammate

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

The prospect of openly gay athletes playing professional sports has been the talk of the town in recent weeks. Now Detroit Tigers star pitcher Justin ...

NFL Linebacker Says He 'Would Be Fine' Having Gay Players On His Team, In Locker Room

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita has joined the chorus of professional sports figures who are expressing their views on the possibility of hav...

SAINTS WIN

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

The New Orleans Saints have won a skirmish in their ongoing battle against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, as first reported by Jim Trotter of Sports ...

Amanda Terkel

NFL Gets Better: Football League Adds Sexual Orientation Protections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The NFL has removed a hurdle for professional football players who may be thinking of coming out as gay, banning discrimination based on...

Integrating Openly Gay Soldiers Into the Military Depends on Sports

Hudson Taylor | Posted 06.20.2011 | New York
Hudson Taylor

With the high rates of athletes who enter military service, sports have the potential to prepare straight recruits with positive attitudes toward gay and lesbian teammates.

Browns Linebacker Rips Jerry Jones

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In an interview on 60 Minutes that CBS inexplicably didn't air, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that he does not think a lockout would be disast...

Roger Goodell's Message to NFL Players and Fans: Drop Dead

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Leave it to Goodell to end a thrilling NFL regular season on a sour note. He issued an ill-timed letter that follows a tried and true strategy: blame the union and sow resentment between the fans and the players they pay to watch.

"Why I Support the National Equality March": NFL's Scott Fujita Speaks Out for Gay Rights

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Zirin

Star linebacker Scott Fujita speaks out about why he is supporting the October 11th National Equality March for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights in Washington DC.