He was murdered in his flat in Hannover on 5 December , apparently by a male prostitute, according to police investigators, although the crime has never been solved. As Van Ittersum completes his final year as a college football player, he hopes to use his stance as an "openly bisexual athlete" to inspire other LGBTQ athletes to be proud of who they are. An offensive lineman for Princeton, Mason Darrow came out in His career 60 touchdowns would set a record among tight ends that would stand for 26 years. Growing up, Xavier Colvin always had a vision of what a "real man" was supposed to look like and behave like, and who they love. Thomas Berling retired from professional football after coming out in , citing widespread homophobia in the football community as the reason.
Retrieved January 31, I think my father would've felt, 'I hope I've created an atmosphere in the locker room where this would not be an issue at all. In , Michael Sam made history as the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, though he never played a regular season game. He also started one game for the Patriots, who finished 16—0 before reaching the Super Bowl.
Email Address Enter valid email address Password. O'Callaghan said that he can't remember a fellow NFL player ever using a gay slur over his time in the league, but that he still felt uncomfortable in certain locker room situations, like when the subject turned to women. Please help improve it by rewriting it in an encyclopedic style. You currently have no favorite writers.
Richarlyson was named on Brazilian television as a homosexual by the manager of a rival team. The Chelsea star, speaking to French newspaper Le Figaro , said it is an "understatement" to say the sport is not ready to accept an openly gay player. A year ago, he stood in front of his coach and teammates to tell them he was gay. Met Eireann reveal Ireland's weather won't be as cold as UK where temperatures will drop to Temperatures will be chilly and close to freezing at night time but remain settled for the start of However, Lombardi would eventually fire McDonald for showing up late to a meeting, and the back would never play pro ball again. Clubs would bring in new fans worldwide from the coverage. An offensive lineman for Princeton, Mason Darrow came out in