Social media reacts to Carl Nassib’s announcement that he is gay

Las Vegas Raiders defensive stop Carl Nassib on Monday became the initially energetic NFL player

Las Vegas Raiders defensive stop Carl Nassib on Monday became the initially energetic NFL player to announce he is gay. Nassib created the announcement on Instagram, saying, “I have been which means to do this for a though now, but I ultimately feel comfy adequate to get it off my upper body.”

Raiders owner Mark Davis instructed ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez following Nassib’s announcement: “It truly is 2021. All the far more energy to Carl. It does not modify my feeling of him as a man or woman or as a Raider.”

Shortly following, gamers and teams from all over athletics commenced to chime in with their support of Nassib. Reaction ranged from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to Jason Collins, who turned the NBA’s to start with overtly gay participant in 2014.