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Old 02-10-2014, 12:40 PM   #24
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Default Re: Draft prospect Michael Sam comes out as gay

Originally Posted by SteelersCanada View Post
That does make a lot of sense. My girlfriend has (extended, thank Christ) family in Texas that are a little bit less accepting of anyone who isn't white and/or Christian. I'm not going to pretend that those kind of people aren't everywhere, but I think they're more predominately down in the South. Can you imagine the good old boy Cowboys fan in rural Texas talking about having Michael Sam on their team?
When my sister was living with my grandparents after graduating college, my dad would have a black co-worker call my grandparents asking for my sister. They would always flip their shit, which my dad found hilarious (they're my mom's parents).

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