Pro Athletes

YouTube June 3, 2014:  Proud to Play

Buffalo News Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Jerry Sullivan‘s column “Sam’s Pick Was Drafts’s Big Moment” To the gay & Lesbian high school athletes in WNY – please read this!

Huffington Press – May 10, 2014 Watch Michael Sam’s reaction to being the first openly gay man to be drafted by an NFL Team

Sports Illustrated – February 17, 2014 CoverMichael Sam SI Cover Sportscaster Dale Hansen: “Celebrating Our Differences.” A great response to the negative reactions to the coming out of Michael Sam

February 10, 2014 Hansen quotes Audre Lord:  “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”/Audre Lorde, Our Dead Behind Us: Poems Pro Football Hopeful Michael Sam Comes Out

February 9, 2014 British bronze medalist diver Tom Daley comes out in a You Tube video.

December 2, 2013 Responses to negative reactions to NBA player Jason Collier coming out and the positivity that resulted! . . .click here Pro Basketball Player comes OUT! Sports Illustrated

May 6, 2013 OutSports.com

April 30, 2013 – Cyd Zeigler “The Meaning of Jason Collins’ Coming Out” OutSports.com

April 23, 2013 – Jim Buzinski “Coming Out In a Natural Way” Sports Illustrated

April 15, 2013 – Phil Taylor “A Storm That May Not Come” Sports Illustrated

April 8, 2013 – Grant Wahl “Leading Man Wanted” “The Guardian” – soccer Player Robbie Rogers comes out in February, 2013

March, 2013 Huffington Post – boxer Jose Cruz comes out as gay.

October, 2012