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Chip Sarafin, Arizona State offensive lineman, comes out as gay - 13 Aug 2014
Anderson said in his statement that Sarafin, a Tillman Scholar who participates heavily in the Phoenix youth sports scene, embodies all of the characteristics that set the school's student-athletes apart. "The entire athletics department is extremely ...
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Braves Pitcher Sean Newcomb Apologizes For Offensive Tweets

Lavender Magazine - 31 Jul 2018
ESPN reports that Arizona State offensive lineman Edward “ChipSarafin told Compete Magazine that he is gay, becoming the first active Division I college football player to come out publicly. Read the full story from ESPN. August 18, 2014. In "Big Gay ...
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Arizona State lineman Chip Sarafin comes out as gay

USA TODAY - 14 Aug 2014
Arizona State senior offensive lineman Edward "Chip" Sarafin has come out as gay, the school's athletic department confirmed after it was reported on Wednesday through a local magazine for gay sports. He became the first active college football player ...
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Arizona State's Chip Sarafin: Coming out was 'quite the relief'

USA TODAY - 15 Aug 2014
CAMP TONTOZONA, Ariz. — Chip Sarafin wasn't looking for a quick dose of fame. Nor was he trying to make a statement. The Arizona State senior just wanted to be himself, and he wanted his teammates to know the real truth, the real him. The fact he is ...
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26 Football Players Who Came Out of the Closet - 02 Feb 2018
When Kansas State offensive tackle and NFL hopeful Scott Frantz came out to the nation as gay last week, he shared that his teammates, to whom he'd come out earlier, had warmly received the news, a sign the most alpha of locker rooms may finally be ...
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Former Barrington football player comes out as gay

Chicago Tribune - 16 Sep 2015
Arizona State offensive lineman Chip Sarafin came out last year before his final season with the Sun Devils. "I want to show people you can be gay and play Division I football," Darrow told "If that's going to help some sophomore in ...
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Arizona State football player Edward Sarafin announces he is gay

Washington Times - 14 Aug 2014
The walk-on lineman, who goes by the nickname Chip, follows the precedent set by St. Louis Rams linebacker Michael Sam. Sam told teammates he was gay during his playing days, but did not come out publicly until after finishing his career at Missouri.
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Are sports the final frontier for gay acceptance?

Washington Blade - 20 Aug 2014
Only last week did Arizona State University's Chip Sarafin become the first active Division I college football player to come out publicly, in an interview published in Compete magazine. Sarafin's announcement closely followed Division I basketball ...
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As Culture Shifts, Gay Games 9 Looks To The Future

WBUR - 16 Aug 2014
Add Edward "Chip" Sarafin's name to the list of gay athletes in high-profile sports. The Arizona State offensive lineman is the first openly gay Division I football player. Sarafin's announcement happened to coincide with Gay Games 9 in Cleveland. The ...
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Sam inspires college athletes to come out

Washington Blade - 20 Aug 2014
Edward “ChipSarafin, a backup senior offensive lineman for Arizona State University, earlier this month told Compete, a Phoenix-based sports magazine, that he began coming out to his teammates last year. “It was really personal to me, and it ...

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