Gay Desert Guide - 2021

Sports

Years After Coming Out, Gay Athletes Upset by Lack of Change

Dave Kopay

“BRISBANE, Australia — David Kopay and Ian Roberts live on different sides of the Pacific Ocean. Both took giant leaps of faith when they came out.

And at a time when it had never been done in their sports.

Kopay is a 78-year-old former National Football League running back living in Palm Springs, California and known as the first professional athlete to reveal he was gay. He came out in 1975 after his NFL career ended…”

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