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Saturday 10 October 2015

A gay Princeton football player's story

Posted in: Worth Checking Out
By staff - 17th September 2015

Princeton offensive lineman Mason Darrow is the latest US college athlete to come out. He decided to go public to empower others.


He first came out to a teammate in 2013 and says it was a huge relief.

"Telling my teammates was the best decision I have ever made," Darrow has told Outsports.

He;d felt he had to pose as a straight guy to fit in with football culture.

"I felt like I had to keep appearances up," Darrow said. "I didn't want to arouse suspicion that I might be gay, so I went along with the flow and did what I thought was expected of me."

His teammates have been extremely supportive. staff - 17th September 2015