Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out
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Some of Kluwe’s teammates were more reluctant to talk about it.
"I’ve just been mainly focusing on getting snaps to him. So I’ve stayed away from his media blitz," said Cullen Loeffler, the Vikings long snapper who spends as much time with Kluwe as anyone on the team.
But Kluwe said the private response from Vikings players and management has been positive.
"For me personally, what I’m seeing is guys who are willing to live and let live," Kluwe said. "They don’t really care about it, and at the end of the day when we’re in the locker room, it’s what can you do to help us win on Sunday?"
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