Carl Nassib recently came out on Instagram, becoming the first gay active American football player. Photo: @carlnassib/Instagram
Carl Nassib recently came out on Instagram, becoming the first gay active American football player. Photo: @carlnassib/Instagram
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Meet Carl Nassib, the first openly gay active NFL player: the Las Vegas Raiders defensive end came out as LGBT in an Instagram post applauded by Joe Biden

  • Nassib won the Lombardi Award and Ted Hendricks Award in 2015 in university, and played previously for the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • He donated to the Trevor Project non-profit that aims to prevent suicide in the LGBTQ+ community while his mum Mary Fischer-Nassib co-founded Sow Good Now

Carl Nassib recently came out on Instagram, becoming the first gay active American football player. Photo: @carlnassib/Instagram
Carl Nassib recently came out on Instagram, becoming the first gay active American football player. Photo: @carlnassib/Instagram
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