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Old 03-27-2013   #27
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Default Re: Some believe atmosphere is safe for gay NFL player to come out

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Originally Posted by TexanSam View Post
Its very likely those locker rooms have already seen their fair share of gay athletes. It's not as if the the first pro football player to publicly come out means he'll also be the first gay player. The odds of that are very unlikely. It's also unlikely that other teammates didnt know which player(s) are gay.
Don't think so, not an openly gay teammate.
In recent days I've seen and heard atleast 2 ESPN reporters ( Michael Wilbon & J.A. Adande), both of whom are A-A men, say roughly the same thing as I'm saying right here. Not exactly the same, but approximately the same thing. It is an environment than most of us on this Board have no knowledge about, and just because you might be frustrated because pro jocks don't share your values & attitudes on this subject, too bad, don't make it any less true than it is.
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