Ex-Gophers lineman Luke McAvoy recounts coming out as gay

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former Minnesota Gophers offensive lineman Luke McAvoy is recounting how he came out as gay in 2014 when he was on the team. McAvoy tells his story in The Bloomington, Illinois, native says he knew he was gay in high school but followed his mother's advice and kept it quiet. McAvoy says he decided he would tell his teammates Feb. 9, 2014, the day...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke McAvoy, former Minnesota Gopher, comes out as gay

In a touching first-person article, fromer Minnesota Gopher lineman Luke McAvoy revealed to the world that he was gay. McAvoy made the announcement via the website Outsports. The former Gopher spoke about his mother telling him to hide is sexuality, which he claims to be both the “best and worst” piece of advice he was ever given. He also talked about the day he finally came...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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