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Podcast: Coming out day, straight allies, gay slurs in the NFL

High school athlete Dylan Baker came out this week.
High school athlete Dylan Baker came out this week.
Mike Fiechtner

We examine the state of gay people in sports as National Coming Out Day was held this week. Does the absence of out pro male athletes matter. How important is coming out for LGBT people in sports or is just being yourself enough?

Along with this, we look at the value of straight allies and is it presumptuous for straight people to say they "came out" as allies.

Finally, we delve into New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham's on-field behavior and ask if gay slurs might be playing a part?