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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 ...

NFL's Michael Sam Should Seek Out 'Ex-Gay' Therapy, According To This Pundit

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.10.2014 | Gay Voices

The NFL's Michael Sam graces the cover of August's Out magazine with an intimate interview and sexy photo spread, but one of the nation's most infamou...

Michael Sam Reveals The Unusual Way He Met His Boyfriend Vito Cammisano

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices

New NFL recruit Michael Sam opens up about his relationship with boyfriend Vito Cammisano in an intimate new interview with Out magazine -- and, as it...

Eli Manning On How Michael Sam Would Be Treated In The Giants' Locker Room

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning sounded off on Michael Sam's headline-making news as part of an interview with HuffPost Live this week. As...

Benham Brothers: Michael Sam Is 'Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices

The right-wing Christian brothers whose planned reality show was controversially axed after their history of anti-gay remarks came to light have a mes...

WATCH: The Adorable Way Michael Sam Celebrated Making NFL History

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.12.2014 | Gay Voices

ESPN captured Michael Sam's emotional reaction after learning he'd become the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL -- and it's adorable....

Michael Sam Writes Touching Open Letter To His Alma Mater

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.20.2014 | Sports

Michael Sam, the former Missouri defensive lineman poised to become the NFL's first openly gay player, appeared before NFL scouts during Mizzou's pro ...

'It's A Tragedy Every Time Somebody Comes Out Of The Closet'

Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices

NFL hopeful Michael Sam has received heaps of praise from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community after he came out as gay last mo...

Michael Sam Receives Standing Ovation

AP | JAKE KREINBERG | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Michael Sam received a standing ovation when he appeared on the arena video boards during Missouri's basketball game against Te...

Michael Sam's Coming Out Is Part of a Larger Conversation

Jordan Reeves | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Jordan Reeves

This morning I overheard a man in his mid-fifties say, "Isn't he a homo?" Naturally, I assumed he was talking about me, so I looked up from my book and started to not-so-accidentally eavesdrop. Turns out, they were talking about Michael Sam.

9 Ways I Would React If I Were Michael Sam

Doyin Richards | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Doyin Richards

I understand on a small scale what it's like to receive anonymous hateful comments from cowards and other unenlightened souls, but nothing I've received will compare to what this young man will receive in the coming months.

Gay NFL Veteran: 'I Did Not Feel Safe At All' In The Locker Room

Posted 02.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Retired NFL veteran Esera Tuaolo joined HuffPost Live this week to discuss the implications of college football star Michael Sam's coming out. "I...

Michael Sam Must 'Become Ex-Gay, Ex-Homosexual,' Right-Wing Pundit Proclaims

Posted 02.13.2014 | Gay Voices

College football standout Michael Sam has garnered praise from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates and allies after publicl...

Michael Sam's Moment

Harrison Goo | Posted 04.14.2014 | Hawaii
Harrison Goo

A byproduct of our current collective obsession with social media and the 24-hour news cycle is that it has become increasingly more difficult to differentiate between a "moment" that's simply viral, and one with actual cultural significance.

Sam I Am

Nikky Finney | Posted 04.14.2014 | Black Voices
Nikky Finney

Right here, right now, let's practice your hate

so we get it out of the way, so he can go on

and have his brilliant career.

Mizzou Fans Pay Tribute To Michael Sam In Amazing Fashion

Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

Mizzou fans showed their support All-American defensive lineman Michael Sam in amazing fashion on Monday. A day after Sam publicly came out as gay, hi...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Kluwe: Calling Michael Sam A 'Distraction' Is Like Saying Richard Sherman Is A 'Thug'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Michael Sam -- An Inspiration to All

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Rev. Al Sharpton

What Michael Sam did took tremendous strength and valor. Not only did he proclaim his truth to the world, but he did so knowing that he could very well lose a lot in the process.

Michael Sam: The Practical and Legal Implications of a Gay Professional Athlete

Avi Sinensky | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Avi Sinensky

Protections for individuals against workplace discrimination is an unsettled matter of law. Currently 27 of 32 NFL teams are located in jurisdictions that have laws to protect gays from discrimination.

Obama Congratulates Potential NFL Player On Coming Out

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

A post from President Barack Obama's Twitter account congratulated University of Missouri defensive lineman and potential NFL player Michael Sam for c...

Michael Sam Deserves Nothing Less Than Our Full Support

Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Michael Sam was the 2013 SEC Defensive Player of the Year. He will be selected somewhere in the next NFL draft. And on Sunday, he told the world he was gay. Perhaps one day our society will embrace people of all sexual orientations, as we should, and this kind of thing won't be national news. For now, though, let us celebrate what Sam did as both courageous and monumental.

College Football Star Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam, named a first-team All-American after the 2013 season, has publicly come out as gay. The college footba...