Chris Kluwe And Brendon Ayanbadejo File A "Cockmonster"-Free…

Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo have been the most outspoken proponents of gay marriage in the NFL, if not in all of sports. This fall, they found themselves on the right side of gay-marriage referendums in their respective states, Minnesota and Maryland, whereupon both Kluwe and… » 2/28/13 2:35pm 2/28/13 2:35pm

How NFL Players Found Their Voice On The Marriage-Equality Issue

When Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe wrote his famous "lustful cockmonster" letter to a Maryland state delegate back in September, he wasn't just defending gay marriage: Kluwe was also sticking up for Brendon Ayanbadejo. » 11/09/12 1:50pm 11/09/12 1:50pm

ESPN Columnist Writes Passive-Aggressive Chickenshit About Chris Kluwe

Minnesota Vikings punter and friend of Deadspin Chris Kluwe has been struggling on the field lately, so much so that the Vikings worked out a few potential replacements last week. This isn't a unique situation, as punters fall into slumps all the time, and are often cut in favor of one of the many able-bodied… » 11/02/12 3:53pm 11/02/12 3:53pm

Chris Kluwe's "Lustful Cockmonster" Open Letter Is Now A Radio Ad In…

When Minnesotans go to vote on November 6, there will be an amendment on the ballot that would change the state constitution to explicitly prohibit same-sex marriage. Chris Kluwe, who has been extremely outspoken against the amendment, has now cut, with the help of the group Minnesotans for Equality, a radio ad that… » 10/24/12 10:50pm 10/24/12 10:50pm

Chris Kluwe Received A Hate Cartoon For His Gay Marriage Stance

Chris Kluwe has been pretty busy these last few weeks. Not punting—the Vikings look pretty good!—but dealing with the fallout from his op-ed supporting gay marriage. Turns out there are lots of people who don't support gay marriage! Who knew? » 9/26/12 5:50pm 9/26/12 5:50pm

Thanks To Chris Kluwe, Gay-Baiting Maryland Legislator Decides NFL…

Maryland state delegate Emmett C. Burns Jr. probably had quite a weekend. After Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo expressed his support for Maryland's upcoming ballot initiative to legalize gay marriage, Burns wrote a letter to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti that basically said football players who disagree… » 9/10/12 10:45am 9/10/12 10:45am

Here's Chris Kluwe Explaining Why He Wrote Today's Response To An…

Earlier today, we published a letter from Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe to a Maryland legislator who tried to use his position of influence to silence Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, who has spoken out in favor of a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize gay marriage. » 9/07/12 10:10pm 9/07/12 10:10pm

"They Won't Magically Turn You Into A Lustful Cockmonster": Chris Kluwe…

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has spoken out in favor of a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize gay marriage. Yahoo has published a letter that Maryland state delegate Emmett C. Burns Jr. wrote last week to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, urging him to "inhibit such expressions from your… » 9/07/12 2:00pm 9/07/12 2:00pm