Humor about all things LGBTQ

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Setting the Bar Too High

Over the summer, Las Vegas Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib became the first active NFL player to come out as gay.

So he was already making history as the first openly gay NFL player to appear in a regular-season game when he stepped on the field during "Monday Night Football." But in a Hollywood-esque turn of events, Nassib forced a fumble in overtime that led to his team's game-winning touchdown.

I think it must be said here and now that any athlete who comes out going forward won't be expected to be the hero of the next game. Announcing your orientation to the whole world is a scary affair. After you come out, you're a winner if you can simply remember which sport you play.

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