Slate posts student essay on gays in NFL

February 14, 2014

David Weinstein, MFA ’16, wrote a compelling essay for about football player Michael Sam’s public announcement that he is gay, which was posted February 14.

Sam is an expected draft pick for the National Football League, and would be the first openly gay player in the NFL. Weinstein, a major in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department, explores the impact in his essay, titled, “Now That Sports Is Starting to Accept Gays, Gays Need To Stop Belittling Sports.”

Read the essay