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Why it's such a big deal that the NFL's Carl Nassib came out as gay

By John Affleck, Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society, Penn State
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The video was short and simple, but for America’s gay community it was a blockbuster event.

In an Instagram post, Las Vegas Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib announced from his yard in West Chester, Pennsylvania, that he’s gay and that, while he’s a private person, he feels “representation is so important.” He added that he would donate US$100,000 to the Trevor Project, which offers suicide prevention…


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