College Football Player Kicked Off Team After Outing Himself

Posted on

"College Football Player Kicked Off Team After Outing Himself"

Though Brendon Ayanbadejo and Chris Kluwe have prompted a media discussion about improving LGBT inclusion in the world of football, North Dakota student Jamie Kuntz is having a very different experience. After being caught kissing his boyfriend while recording a game, Kuntz was kicked out of the North Dakota State College of Science, where he had earned a football scholarship. His coaches blamed him for lying about what happened, but players with more serious infractions were allowed to continue playing. Dan Savage has all the troubling details about this latest incident of homophobia in athletics.

« »

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.