The sad reality is that Michael Sam hurt, rather than advanced, the gay rights movement in professional sports.
Upon learning that he had been drafted by an NFL team, Michael Sam kissed his lover on the lips as cameras rolled. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Actually, there is
Here is Penn’s thoughtful and well-rendered comment from yesterday, the Comment of the Day, on the post, Ethics Hero: Michael Sam…
Michael Sam needs the sports media to shut up. They won’t, though. That is why he is doomed.
I think Sam’s honesty is admirable in every way. My guess is that he hurt his career chances badly, and if that is the result, his courage may have the exact opposite effect that gay advocates and opponents of prejudice anticipate.
Jeffrey, Anderson, Anna, Brian, Stephanie, Joy…what have you learned? Can you learn?
St. Joan is non-binery now. Should you care?
THIS is Michael Moore…
“Lest we forget…”
My dream come true!