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No Regrets: Michael Sam ‘Proud’ Of Becoming First Openly Gay Player Drafted In The NFL

Michael Sam has no regrets when it comes to the decision to reveal his sexuality before this year’s NFL draft. “I did everything I was supposed to do. I did everything right,” Sam said in an Oprah Winfrey Network documentary that aired Saturday night. Show More Summary

New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace Introduces Bill to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

16 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Openly gay New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace has introduced a bill that would ban the use of the "gay panic" defense in court, reports: “I want to make sure that we’re paying attention to things before they happen,” said...

6 Big Takeaways From Michael Sam's Interview With Oprah (VIDEO)

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 those brief moments captured on film, we were given a small glimpse into Sam's world. Show More Summary

Michael Sam Comments on Coming Out, NFL Draft Process in Oprah Interview

Michael Sam made his first television appearance since being drafted as the NFL's first openly gay player, appearing in a documentary on the Oprah Winfrey Network. The program touched on many aspects of Sam's brief time in the NFL, from...Show More Summary

Michael Sam Opens Up About the Other Gay NFL Players Who Reached Out to Him: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a promo for Oprah's interview with Michael Sam that airs tonight, Sam talks about the gay men in the NFL who reached out to him to commend Sam for his courage being openly gay. Sam wouldn't specify the exact...

Michael Sam tells Oprah Winfrey other gay men in the NFL have reached out to him

On Saturday's (Dec. 27) episode of "Oprah Prime," Michael Sam -- the first openly gay player in the NFL -- sits down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss his life and reveals that he has in fact been contacted by several other gay men in the NFL. Show More Summary

Michael Sam: I’m Not the Only Gay Man in the NFL

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Michael Sam, the first openly gay man to play in an NFL game, told Oprah Winfrey that there are "a lot" of gay men in the NFL, some of whom have reached out to him.

‘Michael Sam’ Documentary Airs Tomorrow on OWN

Oprah Winfrey Network will air the exclusive documentary, “Michael Sam,” tomorrow night at 9 pm ET. Sam, the first openly gay player in NFL history, is currently out of football after being released by the Cowboys’ practice squad inShow More Summary

Michael Sam Tells Oprah That Multiple Gay NFL Players Thanked Him

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Michael Sam, the first openly gay man drafted into the NFL, disclosed that other gay players in the league thanked him for coming out in public prior to the 2014 draft. "A very few reached out to me...Show More Summary

Michael Sam tells Oprah multiple gay NFL players thanked him

Sam participated in an interview with Oprah Winfrey where he states that multiple gay NFL players reached out to him to thank him for coming out. Michael Sam was the only openly gay player in the NFL when he reported to rookie camp in July, but he wasn't the only gay player in the league. Show More Summary

Michael Sam: 'I'm Not the Only One' in the NFL

Michael Sam may be the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, but he tells Oprah Winfrey in a new interview that he's not the only gay man in the league, the Washington Post reports. After he came out, Sam says in an interview airing on OWN...

Michael Sam to Oprah: Gay NFL players reached out to me in gratitude

Last spring, Michael Sam became the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL. It was an historic moment for the league, but it was one that required careful wording because there was absolutely no doubt that there were gay players in the league. Their identities just weren’t known. Now, six months later, Sam has […]

Robbie Rogers tells BBC 5 Live that “I want to be openly gay at Qatar 2022? [Video]

Former LA Galaxy and Leeds United footballer Robbie Rogers has sat down with the BBC 5 Live radio team to discuss the future World Cup in Qatar. Rogers, who came out as being gay in 2013, had some choice words for FIFA about their choice of Qatar for the 2022 games. In an interesting interview, Rogers said […]

Grieving Partner of Sydney Siege Victim Tori Johnson Speaks Out for the First Time: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As we reported previously, Tori Johnson, the cafe manager of the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney, Australia who was killed during the hostage siege earlier this week, was openly gay and in a fourteen year relationship with his partner Thomas...

Tim Cook has made a sizable donation to help gay rights in Alabama

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the most powerful (openly) gay man in America, and also the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company. As such, he’s done a lot for gay rights during his interim at Apple, and … Read more ›

Real Talk With Rob Smith: Eric Garner, Mike Brown and Being Black in America (VIDEO)

This episode of #realtalk tackles the Ferguson protests and the #blacklivesmatter movement. Rob Smith is an author, journalist, and openly gay Iraq war veteran. Closets, Combat and Coming Out is available now on and and wherever LGBT and progressive books are sold. For more on Rob, visit him at his personal website and on Twitter @robsmithonline.

Openly gay footballer Robbie Rogers speaks about overwhelming support after coming out [Video]

Robbie Rogers is an extremely brave athlete who made the daring decision to come out as openly gay last year despite plying his trade as a professional footballer. Homophobia is sadly not uncommon within the game and when people like Mackay Malkay are shown to be using this kind of verbal abuse against people then […]

Texas Gets 1st Openly Gay Federal Judge Thanks to Anti-Gay GOP Senators John Cornyn, Ted Cruz

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Thanks to the support of two rabidly anti-LGBT senators, Texas is getting its first openly gay federal judge. The Senate on Tuesday night confirmed Robert Pitman to fill a San Antonio seat that's been vacant for more than six years....

Gay Producer Randall Winston on TV Diversity, TBS's Ground Floor & Shonda Rhimes

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TBS's second season of Ground Floor has 10 new 'diversity hires,' and the show's openly gay producer discusses what it means for the future of television. read more

Wrestling Legend Hulk Hogan Says Wrestling Has Dropped 'Barbaric Mindset' About Gays

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Wrestling legend and former reality star Hulk Hogan said in a recent interview that the wrestling industry has moved past the "barbaric mindset" which once made it unsafe for athletes to be openly gay reports Huffington Post. Interviewers asked Hogan...

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