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Alan Gendreau May Shake Up The Playing Field And 5 Other Things We Learned Today
The perennial question goes on: is the NFL ready for a gay player.
April 23 2013 6:39 PM EST
February 05 2015 9:27 PM EST
1. Gay Christian football player Alan Gendreau wants a shot at the NFL. The NFL, in case you've forgotten, has previously asked potential recruits about their private lives, so it should be interesting to see how this unfolds.
2. Richie Havens, the folk singer who opened Woodstock, oxymoronically becoming a national icon born from an inherently counter-culture event, has died. He was 72.
3. As Nevada's State Senate voted to start the process of nullifying that state's ban on same-sex marriage, Sen. Kelvin Atkinson told his colleagues and constituents two things, one they knew and one they may not have: "I'm black. I'm gay. I know this is the first time many of you have heard me say that I am a black, gay male."
4. The U.S. Senate has its eye on tax-free online shopping.
5. The Delaware State House approved marriage equality.
6. This is the new trailer for Thor: The Dark World.