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Esera Tuaolo, "My Life as a Gay Man in the NFL"

From: KQAL
Length: 17:40

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Back on Oct 11th, 2011, Esera Tuaolo presented his talk "America's Favorite Sport: Alone in the Trenches-My Life as a Gay Man in the NFL" at Winona State University. During his nine-year career Tuaolo played for five different teams including the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers. He was the first player to sing the national anthem and then start an NFL game, and the first rookie nose guard to start all sixteen games. On this episode of Culture Clique, KQAL's Teri Tenseth sits down with Esera Tuaolo to ask about growing up in a masculine culture, the process of wrtiting "Alone in The Trenches", and about Tualo's love life during his time in the NFL.

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Back on Oct 11th, 2011, Esera Tuaolo presented his talk "America's Favorite Sport: Alone in the Trenches-My Life as a Gay Man in the NFL" at Winona State University.
During his nine-year career Tuaolo played for five different teams including the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers. He was the first player to sing the national anthem and then start an NFL game, and the first rookie nose guard to start all sixteen games.
On this episode of Culture Clique, KQAL's Teri Tenseth sits down with Esera Tuaolo to ask about growing up in a masculine culture, the process of wrtiting "Alone in The Trenches", and about Tualo's love life during his time in the NFL.

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Back on Oct 11th, 2011, Esera Tuaolo presented his talk "America's Favorite Sport: Alone in the Trenches-My Life as a Gay Man in the NFL" at Winona State University.
During his nine-year career Tuaolo played for five different teams including the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers. He was the first player to sing the national anthem and then start an NFL game, and the first rookie nose guard to start all sixteen games.
On this episode of Culture Clique, KQAL's Teri Tenseth sits down with Esera Tuaolo to ask about growing up in a masculine culture, the process of wrtiting "Alone in The Trenches", and about Tualo's love life during his time in the NFL.

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