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Gay Questions Aren't Bad, But NFL Shouldn't Ask


The League has to do much more to ensure a safe work environment for gay athletes before asking anyone about their sexual orientation

Jason Whitlock Says Goodell Should 'Free the Gays'

Fox Sports columnist, known as "The Big Sexy," thinks the NFL commissioner has an obligation to show stronger support for gay athletes. He also says 15% of the NFL is gay or bisexual.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell protected his gay brother from bullies


Roger Goodell (Photo: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports) Time magazine's cover story this week is on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and it...

The Last Closet launches, aims to open closet doors for gay pro athletes


For the last two years, award-winning filmmakers Dee Mosbacher and Fawn Yacker have had their targets set on homophobia in men's pro sports. The producers of the acclaimed documentary Training...

Jonathan Vilma bans Outsports from Twitter account, sues Roger Goodell


Jonathan Vilma isn't a nice guy. Recently he tweeted a couple items that some perceived to be homophobic messages; His response was to lash out at anyone who questioned him. When he was implicated...

Rooney Rule should include gay NFL coaches


Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin Herm Edwards has complained that the Saints' search for an interim head coach has not included any black coaches. The NFL's "Rooney Rule" requires that a...

LZ Granderson: NFL deserves gay rights credit


ESPN columnist LZ Granderson recently gave the NFL a pat on the back for their gay-rights efforts. I personally think they have a long way to go, and I know the NFL is currently refusing to talk...

NFL describes how and why gay protection was included in the CBA


'Sexual orientation' was included for the first time in non-discrimination language of the 2011 collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the NFL Players Association. NFL spokesperson...

James Harrison calls saying 'faggot' a 'careless use of a slang word'


Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker says he meant no offense when he called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a "faggot" (among other things), saying it was a "careless use of a slang word." I also need...

James Harrison calls Roger Goodell a gay slur


Pittsburgh Steeler James Harrison, who should be up for an ESPY tonight for "jerk of the year," has already submitted his application for a repeat performance in 2011 by calling NFL commissioner...

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