The NFL seems a particularly complicated place for this to change given the extreme masculinity and the physicality of the sport.
So outraged he swung into action and summoned the former Baltimore Ravens running back to the NFL Vatican on Park Avenue.
But for now there are gay men in the NFL, NBA, and MLB who feel they're unable to come out.
With a .700 career winning percentage as a coach in college and the NFL, Harbaugh is a winner.
With all due respect to his athletic skill, Gronkowski is not high on the list of NFL players that elicit carnal thoughts.
The Denver Broncos, who won only four games last year, are the surprise of the NFL this season.
But Fountain goes further, extending the metaphor beyond the game itself, to the business of the NFL.
NFL owners are known for massive egos, big mouths—and Democratic enemies.
That's precisely the unwritten policy every gay player has adhered to in the history of the NFL.
So Junior Seau's family is suing the NFL over head injuries, which lead to chronic brain damage, and possibly his suicide.