The football community has, for the most part, strongly supported the Las Vegas Raiders defender Carl Nassib since he became the first active NFL player to come out as openly gay on Monday.
Adam Schefter of ESPN he tweeted Tuesday that Nassib is now responsible for the best-selling NFL jersey in the entire Fanatics network since he made the announcement.
Nassib explained his reasoning for choosing to disclose his news now, Nassib also said he pledged $ 100,000 to Project Trevor, a non-profit organization that focuses on preventing suicides among LGBTQ youth. . The NFL confirmed Tuesday corresponds to this donation.
“The NFL is committed to one-year efforts around diversity, equity and inclusion,” the law said in a statement posted on their website. “We proudly support the LGBQT + community and will continue to work alongside Project Trevor and our other community partners to further enrich our collective work and commitment to this space.”
Owner of Raiders Mark Davis, coach Jon Gruden, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, and others from around the league they have shared messages of support for Nassib since his post on Instagram went viral.