I only wish Michael Sam the best success ever!!
“I’m not afraid to tell the world who I am.”
October was LGBT History Month, B.P will continue to Highlight LGBT Icons throughout November, today’s featured LGBT Icon ~ “Michael Sam“
In 2014 Michael Sam became the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL. The defensive end was drafted by the St. Louis Rams and spent time on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. He signed with the Montreal Alouettes in 2015, but stepped away from the team just months later, citing “personal reasons.”
In 2015, when Sam signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes, it made him the first openly gay player in the Canadian Football League (CFL). In 2015 he also competed on the 20th season of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”
The native Texan overcame a difficult childhood, living at one point in his mother’s car. Sam showed talent for football in high school…
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