Inex-Premiership footballer Paul Elliot estimated that at least a dozen Premiership footballers were gay but were afraid to "come out" for fear of a negative reaction. Bradley Kim. Ex-Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari is on record as stating he would have thrown out of the team a player whom he found to be gay. Heather MacRae says focusing on playing golf at this week's Northern Open is helping take her mind off next week's surgery for cervical cancer. In college footballDivision III player Conner Mertens came out as bisexual in Januarybecoming the first active college football player at any level to publicly come out. Brian Sims tells his story nine years later".
It is fine to be in a sporting environment and play, and people will accept you.
May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Dempster, 48, has been in a civil partnership sincehaving realised she was gay in her 20s when she met partner Tracey. Roberts, a former NRL player, came out in Within one hour time frame I posted status updates on Facebook that communicated not only how overjoyed I was that All My Children and One Life to Live were coming back but how upset I was that my beloved Redskins had lost their playoff game to the Seattle Seahawks.