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SNL brutally mocks close-minded outrage over Michael Sam’s draft-day kiss

On the season finale of Saturday Night Live, the show reunited the kissing Vogelcheck family in order to demonstrate the absurdity of the national response to ESPN airing Michel Sam kissing his boyfriend after he was drafted. Former cast regulars Fred Armisen, Kirsten Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Bill Hader joined…

Texas mom talker doesn’t want your gay shoved in her face, takes her blonde and goes home

Well, this is fun. On a Texas morning show some ladies started talking about how gay Michael Sam gay-kissed his gay boyfriend on not-gay ESPN and next thing you know – catfight meowr! hiss hiss! – and one of of them walked off in a huff because another one is…

Stephen Colbert rips NFL culture that welcomes rapists, but not gays

On Monday night, Stephen Colbert took on the topic of sexual orientation and professional sports, saying that there’s a time and place for everything, and that the only place for discussing a player’s sexuality is in court documents and arrest reports. He began by telling the audience that he hoped…

Michael Sam jerseys sell like hotcakes as conservatives apoplectic at his popularity

Conservatives both inside and outside of the National Football League are outraged that Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend after learning that he had completed one of his life-long goals — to be drafted into the NFL. They are angry that President Barack Obama congratulated him: Did Obama also call the…

Donald Trump: Gay NFL player ‘pretty out there’ for kissing boyfriend in public

Conservative billionaire Donald Trump said on Monday that he had been shocked to see Michael Sam’s reaction when he was chosen in the NFL draft because kissing his gay boyfriend in public had been “pretty out there.” During his weekly Fox & Friends morning segment, Fox News host Steve Doocy…

Openly gay football player Michael Sam drafted by NFL’s St. Louis Rams in 7th round

Michael Sam, the University of Missouri football player who came out as a gay man on ESPN in February, became the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team when the St. Louis Rams took him with the 249th section in the NFL draft today. Sam, who was a…

Conservative columnist: Obama using gay NFL prospect Michael Sam to distract from Benghazi

Conservative columnist Steve Deace descended into self-parody by complaining that the Obama administration had somehow used the first openly gay NFL prospect to distract from Benghazi. University of Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam publicly announced last month that he was gay in advance of the scouting events that precede the…

Potential NFL draft pick comes out as gay; would be first openly gay football player

Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam — a USA TODAY All-America pick last season — revealed that he is gay in multiple interviews today. “I just want to make sure I could tell my story the way I want to tell it,” Sam told the New York Times. “I just want…

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