Sports News Without Access, Favor, Or Discretion

How To Explain Michael Sam And His Boyfriend To Your 7-Year-Old Child

This is a difficult thing, because small children won't believe you when you tell them that Michael Sam is the first openly gay player ever to be drafted into the National Football League, and will respond with genuine bewilderment when you explain why this is—why there have been no other NFL players who have been open about loving other men the same way that Uncle Steve or their friend Lisa's dads do—but the best thing to do is to just tell them the truth about why Sam and his boyfriend were so emotional, and answer any questions they have honestly.


Share This Story