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Michael Sam, Jason Collins and more tweet support for newly out UMass guard Derrick Gordon

By Megan Townsend, GLAAD’s Entertainment and Operations Coordinator | Derrick Gordon, a guard on the Minutemen basketball team at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, came out on ESPN this morning and is now the first active openly gay male […]

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NFL Prospect Comes out

By Seth Adam, GLAAD’s Senior Manager of Communications at GLAAD University of Missouri’s Michael Sam, a football defensive end, today told ESPN that he is gay, becoming one of the nation’s first openly LGBT NFL […]