Know this guy?
Michael Sam, the All-American defensive lineman from the University of Missouri and the Associated Press’ SEC Defensive Player of the Year, who said that he is gay in an interview with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” last Sunday. He’s also expected to be chosen in the upcoming NFL draft.
Here’s a SI article about Sam’s coming out: Michael Sam
But what this post is really all about is this man:
His name is Dale Hansen, and he’s the sports anchor for ABC’s Dallas affiliate WFAA. I encourage you to watch and listen to him as he analyzes the Sam story.
“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept & celebrate those differences.”
— Audre Lorde
Good for Michael “Sam I Am” and kudos for Dale Hansen for providing us a time to celebrate.