Michael Sam made sporting headlines recently by making his first public appearance since announcing openly that he is gay. Sam is a 6-foot-2, 255-pound defensive end who played football for the University of Missouri Tigers. Despite having won the Southeastern Conference co-defensive player of the year award, Sam is only projected as a mid-round pick in the upcoming NFL entry draft this May. With impressive credentials and a strong athletic frame, many around NFL circles believe Sam’s draft ranking is being hurt by his sexual orientation.Read More
Perhaps no other news item generates as much controversy as debates over
whether gay marriage should be legalized. And perhaps no other issue is
as poorly understood or historically myopic either. This post delves into the historical evolution of church attitudes towards marriage.