Las Vegas Raiders defensive finish Carl Nassib on Monday turned the primary energetic NFL participant to announce he’s homosexual. Nassib made the announcement on Instagram, saying, “I’ve been which means to do that for some time now, however I lastly really feel snug sufficient to get it off my chest.”
Raiders proprietor Mark Davis instructed ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez after Nassib’s announcement: “It’s 2023. All of the extra energy to Carl. It doesn’t change my opinion of him as an individual or as a Raider.”
Shortly after, gamers and groups from round sports activities started to chime in with their assist of Nassib. Response ranged from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to Jason Collins, who turned the NBA’s first brazenly homosexual participant in 2014.
Superior second. Spreading the like to the @TrevorProject very elegant transfer. ❤️ https://t.co/pOWGsvRMUW
— Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) June 21, 2023
From Commissioner Goodell: pic.twitter.com/MbgGt6AuGs
— NFL345 (@NFL345) June 21, 2023
Happy with you, Carl ? pic.twitter.com/R9aJxYFefW
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) June 21, 2023
A lot respect brudda ✊? https://t.co/1G2ewVOWje
— Saquon Barkley (@saquon) June 21, 2023
Very pleased with Carl Nassib! Extremely completely happy for him and may’t wait to look at him play this upcoming season! ???? https://t.co/kFaTF2EIcR
— Jason Collins (@jasoncollins98) June 21, 2023
Congrats to Carl Nassib on popping out that’s a giant step, I believe that almost all gamers are involved for those who can play or not.
— Shawne Merriman (@shawnemerriman) June 21, 2023
Proud to assist Carl and his resolution to come back out as the primary energetic homosexual participant within the NFL. I hope different sports activities executives will be part of me in publicly expressing their assist as effectively! ?️? https://t.co/sgiJMccDSE
— Brian Burke (@Burkie2020) June 21, 2023
The @NFL just isn’t altering; LGBTQ+ athletes are part of each sport and all the time have been. The one factor altering is the quantity of affection, acceptance, and comfortability we really feel daily simply being ourselves and being supported by our teammates, coaches, and the sport’s followers.
— R.Ok. Russell (@RKRelentless) June 21, 2023
Respect My Man ?? https://t.co/KGtOXi3gHd
— Tae Davis (@Tae_Davis1) June 21, 2023
The power to stay an genuine life is so necessary.
Sending love and assist to Carl Nassib of the @Raiders, who has bravely made historical past as the first energetic NFL participant to come back out. He has additionally donated $100K to @TrevorProject.
Illustration and visibility matter! ?️? https://t.co/E6hSOeIioW
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) June 21, 2023
some issues are greater than a rivalry ? https://t.co/cO8rHtVxip
— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) June 21, 2023
Illustration issues. Thanks Carl Nassib to your unimaginable braveness. https://t.co/uOVRdLD3dc
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) June 21, 2023
Actually pleased with Carl Nassib. The primary energetic soccer participant to ever achieve this. I performed with a number of guys who by no means have been snug sufficient to go public. They have been nice teammates, & clearly very gifted.
— Warren Moon (@WMoon1) June 22, 2023
I used to be pleased with Carl when he led the nation in sacks, however I’m much more pleased with him now. #WeArehttps://t.co/W4T9Arx6S6 pic.twitter.com/KkcvDh3cAe
— James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) June 22, 2023
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