Originally Posted by SteelersCanada
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?
I don't know for sure that the problem does exist more predominantly the further south you go. Where I live in Ohio there are a lot of intolerant people. I really can't say without looking into it though.