If you've been on social media over the past 48 hours, you've undoubtedly seen the Human Rights Campaign symbol in people's newsfeeds. And you certainly may have seen other parodies, protests, or counterpoints to those. But like many, I'm sure you don't think the Supreme Court cases this week regarding gay marriage would resonate much in an NFL locker room.
Well, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita is no shrinking violet, on or off the football field. And he is using his fame to stand up for a message he believes in. I'll let his words do the talking, from Sunday's New York Times.
Acceptance by Example, on the Field and at Home
By SCOTT FUJITA
My three young daughters, like most kids, are curious and ask a lot of questions. My wife and I are as open and honest with them as possible. But there’s one question I’m not prepared to answer: “Why aren’t Clare and Lesa married?”
I don’t know how to explain to them what “inferior” means ...