After spending 17 years as a National Football League employee, Rob Brakel is tired of being in the closet. He's come out to the league and his team, the Arizona Cardinals.
In a Outports profile, the video director explains why he decided to be out.
'I don't care anymore,' Brakel said in the 11 December Outsports article.
'Everyone around me knows who I am. I'm a guy who will give the shirt off his back to help you. I'll do whatever I can to help people. And I've had enough.'
The most immediate reason is the new book by Robbie Rogers. In Coming Out to Play, the American soccer pro chronicles how he always knew he was gay but didn't act on it. Read more »