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Michael Sam

Openly gay athlete.
Michael Sam is an openly gay American football player, and received huge national attention in 2013 when he came out while still a lineman on the University of Missouri’s football team. Sam was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year in 2013, and is currently a free-agent seeking a a regular spot on an NFL team.

Hollywood Medium will feature readings with Boy George, Michael Sam, and Margaret Cho.

December 22 2015 3:00 PM

Today, GLAAD urges people to stand together in support of LGBT youth and to stop bullying.

October 15 2015 10:09 AM

He believes he would now be on a roster if he’d waited to announce he’s gay.

September 29 2015 4:38 PM

As any person of color understands: We don't get to feel entitled.

August 17 2015 2:00 PM

The 25-year-old defensive end cited mental health reasons for his exit.

August 15 2015 3:36 PM

Michael Sam became the first openly gay player to appear in a Canadian Football League game Friday night

August 10 2015 11:58 AM

The couple have reportedly taken a one-way trip to Splittsville. 

June 30 2015 1:40 PM
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