John M. Becker

First Lady, Vice President Tweet Support to Michael Sam

Filed By John M. Becker | February 10, 2014 1:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: coming out, gay athletes, Joe Biden, LGBT athletes, Michael Sam, Michelle Obama, NFL, University of Missouri, welcome out

Gay Missouri football star Michael Sam, who came out last night, has some high-profile new fans today. First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden both tweeted him personally-signed messages of support.

From the First Lady:

And from the Vice President:

Thank you, Mr. Vice President and Madame First Lady, for once again standing up for LGBT equality!


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