LilRedKA (firefox1490) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,
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I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered the question. My answer, verbatim, was always, "I honestly don't know, because I'm not in those meetings with the coaches and administrative people."

This is a true answer. I honestly don't know if my activism was the reason I got fired.

However, I'm pretty confident it was.

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tl;dr—It's been a fun eight years; sometimes people do crappy things to each other.

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Tags: lgbtq / rights, sports / athletes - football (nfl / cfl)
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