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.

"This so-called 'religious liberty' bill is just another way to undermine the dignity of LGBT people and their families."

April 04 2016 3:16 PM

The former NFL player embodies the 'All American' man in Attitude's May issue

March 29 2016 1:18 PM

Michael Sam: "I'm not surprised at all."

March 24 2016 4:40 PM

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