NFL Team Owners Say They're Ready to Recruit Gay Player
March 26 2014 2:53 PM ET

NFL Team Owners: Prepared to Recruit Gay Players

Michelle Garcia

Gay former football player Wade Davis held meetings with NFL team owners this week, and many say they're ready to bring a gay player into the fold.

Michael Sam Thanks His Mizzou Community
March 20 2014 3:24 PM ET

Michael Sam Thanks His Mizzou Community

Michelle Garcia

As Michael Sam puts out one last effort in front of NFL scouts, he thanks members of his campus community for providing support and love during his coming out.

NFL's Fitzgerald: Gay Discrimination Bill Has 'No Place In Society'
March 02 2014 2:19 PM ET

NFL's Fitzgerald: Gay Discrimination Bill Has 'No Place In Society'

Michelle Garcia

Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald said Arizona's discriminatory bill "doesn't have any place in our society."

Gay Retired NFL Player Roy Simmons Dies at 57
February 26 2014 4:00 PM ET

Gay Retired NFL Player Roy Simmons Dies at 57

Michelle Garcia

Roy Simmons, who played for both the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants, died last week.

Not a Good Day for Lobbyist Who Wants Ban on Gay Players in NFL
February 26 2014 1:07 PM ET

Not a Good Day for Lobbyist Who Wants Gays Banned in NFL

Lucas Grindley

Things don't seem to be going according to plan for the lobbyist whose big idea it was to ban gay players from the NFL.

Lobbyist Proposes Gay Ban for NFL, Predicts Support From Dozens in Congress
February 25 2014 4:28 PM ET

Lobbyist Proposes Gay Ban for NFL

Daniel Reynolds

In response to the coming-out of NFL hopeful Michael Sam, lobbyist Jack Burkman is proposing legislation to bar gay players from the football league.

WATCH: Michael Sam Meets Press, Exudes Poise
February 22 2014 11:40 PM ET

WATCH: Michael Sam Meets Press, Exudes Poise

Trudy Ring

Several sports commentators are offering kudos to Sam for the grace with which he responded to questions about the implications of being openly gay in pro football.

WATCH: Dallas Sportscaster Slams Michael Sam's Critics
February 13 2014 5:42 PM ET

WATCH: Dallas Sportscaster Slams Michael Sam's Critics

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Dale Hansen tackles those anonymous NFL sources who think an openly gay player will be a problem — and quotes Audre Lorde in the process.

Op-ed: Michael Sam, Our Great Gay Hope
February 13 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Michael Sam, Our Great Gay Hope

Michelle Garcia

The world is in a tizzy now that Michael Sam has come out.

NFL, Coaches, Teammates Encourage Sam in Coming Out
February 10 2014 6:44 PM ET

NFL, Coaches, Teammates Encourage Sam in Coming Out

Michelle Garcia

Michael Sam, an NFL prospect who publicly announced over the weekend that he is gay, has received words of encouragement from former teammates, his coach, the NFL, and a team owner.

Missouri Football Star, NFL Hopeful Michael Sam, Comes Out
February 09 2014 9:31 PM ET

Missouri Football Star, NFL Hopeful, Comes Out

Michelle Garcia

Michael Sam, a defensive lineman for University of Missouri, and a hopeful for the NFL draft this spring, came out in an interview with the New York Times.

WATCH: Dan Savage Praises Butterfinger for 'Monogamish' Super Bowl Ad
February 03 2014 12:49 AM ET

WATCH: Dan Savage Loved 'Monogamish' Super Bowl Ad

Lucas Grindley

Super Bowl viewers were asked to consider adding a third to their relationships.

WATCH: Coca-Cola Includes Gay Dads in Super Bowl Ad
February 02 2014 11:47 PM ET

WATCH: Coca-Cola Includes Gay Dads in Super Bowl Ad

Advocate.com Editors

Coke has been criticized for continuing to sponsor the Olympics in Russia despite that country's antigay laws.

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