A Kiss-In, for All Those Michael Sam Haters
May 20 2014 6:30 AM ET

A Kiss-In, for All Those Michael Sam Haters

Advocate.com Editors

Some apparently can't stand seeing two people of the same sex kiss publicly. But one online protest suggests maybe what the squeamish really need are more chances to get used to it.

Gay Couple Has Horse in The Preakness
May 17 2014 3:51 PM ET May 18 2014 10:56 AM ET

Gay Couple Has Horse in The Preakness

Lucas Grindley

No one seemed sure whether a win at the Preakness would have been a first among owners.

May 17 2014 10:21 AM ET

Michael Sam Docu Series for Oprah Put on Hold

The OWN network postpones the reality series 'to allow Michael to have a total focus on football.'

Michael Sam Gets Documentary Series on OWN
May 15 2014 7:54 PM ET

Michael Sam Gets Documentary Series on OWN

Trudy Ring

The series will chronicle his experience as the first openly gay NFL player.

Lobbyist Urges Boycott of Rams, Visa, Over Michael Sam
May 15 2014 4:38 PM ET

Lobbyist Urges Boycott of Rams, Visa, Over Michael Sam

Trudy Ring

Right-wing lobbyist Jack Burkman is leading an effort to cut into the business of the team and the credit card issuer, all because they've had the temerity to employ a player who (like Burkman's brother) is openly gay.

Op-ed: Fox News, Michael Sam, and 'Appropriate' Homophobia
May 15 2014 4:26 AM ET

Op-ed: Fox, Sam, and 'Appropriate' Homophobia

Luke Brinker

Reaction to Michael Sam's celebratory kiss after being drafted Saturday is a clear display of the true meaning of homophobia — fear.

WATCH: Critique and Defense of Michael Sam on CNN, Plus a History Lesson
May 14 2014 3:41 PM ET

WATCH: CNN Critiques and Defends Michael Sam

Trudy Ring

Ken Blackwell of the Family Research Council called the new NFL player's celebratory kiss with his boyfriend 'inappropriate,' but Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen was there to counter Blackwell's homophobia.

WATCH: Michael Sam Ready to Take Down Haters on the Field
May 14 2014 1:34 PM ET

WATCH: Sam Ready to Take Down Haters on the Field

Michelle Garcia

At his first press conference after being drafted by the Rams, Michael Sam displays nothing but confidence.

Sportscaster Dale Hansen Back to Defend Michael Sam
May 13 2014 4:40 PM ET

Sportscaster Dale Hansen Back to Defend Michael Sam

Michelle Garcia

Dale Hansen, the sportscaster who defended Michael Sam against anonymous haters, is back, and he says there's no way that there were 248 draft prospects more talented than Sam.

May 13 2014 11:29 AM ET

ESPN Columnist Kate Fagan On Coming Out as a College Basketball Player

In a taut, gripping new memoir, The Reappearing Act, Fagan recounts her unusual coming-out experience—in the middle of a team full of aggressively friendly, born-again Christians.

Michael Sam Puts Spotlight on Missouri's LGBT Laws
May 12 2014 3:56 PM ET

Michael Sam Puts Spotlight on Missouri's LGBT Laws

Michelle Garcia

Michael Sam's historic recruitment may help boost efforts to gain LGBT rights in Missouri.

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