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What LGBTs Are Saying About NFL Dissenter Colin Kaepernick


The San Francisco 49er refused to stand for the National Anthem and a firestorm ensued.


Mixed-race footballer Colin Kaepernick is facing heat from sensitive white folks offended by his refusal to stand up for the National Anthem during a recent game. The San Francisco 49er made it clear why he was not getting vertical:

"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder."

While conservatives and Donald Trump supporters railed on Kaepernick, many LGBT folks expressed solidarity. Here's a round-up.

Colin Kaepernick may have finally made football interesting:

Guy Branum was responding to a different tweet from the Don, but we hear you, Guy, we hear you.

Just be a good minority!

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