Coming Out in Print

Award-winning actors, iconic rock stars, champion athletes, and controversial political figures — all have shared their coming-out stories with The Advocate.

BY Jeremy Kinser

August 23 2012 4:00 AM ET

Esera Tuaolo
Issue 877, November 26, 2002
The former tackle for Minnesota Viking became the third NFL player to come out publicly and said he was inspired partly by reading The David Kopay Story.

“I feel light as a feather, although I’m 350 pounds.”