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Tuaolo would have been ostracized

Originally Published: October 25, 2002
By LeRoy Butler | Special to ESPN.com

First of all, I'm proud of Esera Tuaolo. By coming out to the world, he did something a lot of guys would never have the guts to do. We were teammates in Green Bay, and I know him pretty well. And now, knowing that he's gay, it doesn't change anything. I don't have any bad feelings about it. To me, it's not that big of a deal. But the reality is, I may be in the minority.

Like racism and sexism, homophobia is a form of prejudice so you have to keep in mind that the problem extends beyond ...

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