Gelling with the LGBTQ league's ethos of inclusion, Roberts and Allison are two of the Warriors' five allotted straight players, with no more than three allowed on the field at once. Retrieved 14 November Former Columbia University quarterback Chris Allison left and American International College wide receiver Stephan Benjamin are two of the seven teammates with college football experience on the New York Warriors flag football team. Retrieved January 31, Archived from the original on March 23,
He points to Arizona State University signing openly gay high school football player My-King Johnson as a step forward.
Homosexuality in American football
True to his word, Lombardi told running back coach, George Dickson,  "I want you to get on McDonald and work on him and work on him — and if I hear one of you people make reference to his manhood, you'll be out of here before your ass hits the ground. Archived from the original on December 13, I just didn't have to be around that culture. Atlanta players check their plays drawn on wristbands during the huddle. And if you do have an issue, the problem will be yours because my locker room will tolerate nothing but acceptance. Stars Screen Binge Culture Media.
Yet just a year later, the playmaker was out of football, walking away from an offer from the Tennessee Titans and reportedly ignoring a call from the Dallas Cowboys. Remember Me Recover password Register. This page was last edited on 6 Februaryat And if you do have an issue, the problem will be yours because my locker room will tolerate nothing but acceptance. Sam spoke candidly throughout his program, at times using profanity to express the adversity he experienced and his desire for normalcy being attached to living a gay lifestyle. It shows the progress that has been made.