Giroud has been involved in campaigns while at former clubs Arsenal and at Montpellier, where he appeared on the front cover of gay magazine Tetu, to raise awareness of the issues LGBT people face. Chip Sarafin. Sam argued with his mother, a Jehovah's Witnessover playing football, as she did not agree with those pursuits. New York Daily News. Vaughn The gay football star says he agreed with everything Dale Hansen said about celebrating people's differences. Majors
Shocked and Proud The University of Missouri football player sent his dad a text message telling him that he is gay.
In FebruarySam publicly came out after his college career had ended, and became the first publicly gay player drafted in the NFL when he was selected in the seventh round of the draft.