I lived in Texas for ten years, and one of the things I always liked about it was that people would talk straight about difficult subjects. This broadcast by Dale Hansen from a Dallas TV station proves that the tradition is still alive, even when it means straight talking about someone who isn’t straight.
UPDATE: An article in USA Today says that Michael Sam is the most important football player in the US. Indeed, his jersey is the second hottest selling rookie jersey. “It turns out NFL fans can’t wait to buy – and presumably wear – the jersey of a gay man. Who would have predicted that?”