Popular NFL Quarterback: Gay Players Should Come Out ‘Now’

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III believes “now is the window” for gay NFL players to come out.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said gay NFL players should come out “now.” (AP)

“I think there are [gay players] right now, and if they’re looking for a window to just come out, I mean, now is the window,” Griffin told GQ magazine. “My view on it is, yes, I am a Christian, but to each his own. You do what you want to do. If some Christians want to look at being gay as a sin, then thinking about other women, committing adultery—or any of those other sins that are in the Bible—those are sins, too. And God looks at all of us the same way.”

NBA veteran Jason Collins this year became the first openly gay athlete in a major sport in the U.S.

Griffin, who is recovering from knee surgery, has also spoken out about those who want his team to use a name not considered offensive to Native Americans, saying the “tyranny of political correctness” is holding Americans “hostage.”

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