Carl Nassib the Las Vegas defensive end player declares that he is a Gay. NFL Carl Nassib is 28 years old, He made the announcement on his Instagram.
He started with “What’s up people?” Nassib posted. “I’m at my house here in West Chester, Pennsylvania. I just want to take a quick moment to say that I’m gay. I’ve been meaning to do this for a while now, but I finally feel comfortable enough to get it off my chest. I really have the best life, I’ve got the best family, friends and job a guy could ask for.
He also stated “I’m a pretty private person. I like to be an Introvert, so I hope you guys won’t catch me wrong. I’m really not doing this for any sort of attention. I just believe how we representation and the visibility we have are so important. I hope that one day, videos like this and the whole coming-out process are just not necessary. But until then, I’m going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that’s accepting, that’s compassionate and I will start this by donating $100,000 to the Trevor Project.”
NFL squad praises Carl Nassib for his courageous action.
Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner came up with an announcement.”The NFL family is proud of Carl Nassib for his courage of sharing his truth today,” Roger said. “Representation matters. As roger supports Carl’s statement. “We hope that someday soon statements like his will no longer be newsworthy as we march toward full equality for the LGBTQ+ community. We all wish Carl the best of luck for this upcoming season.”The defensive end was drafted out of Penn State by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft. Carl played for the Browns in the year 2016-2017, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2018 and 2019. He was signed by the Raiders as an unrestricted free agent on March 23, 2020.
DeMaurice Smith, NFL Players Association executive director says “Our union supports Carl and his work with the Trevor Project will be enough proof that he — like our membership –It is about making his community and this world a better place not for themselves, but for others.”
What is Trevor project? Why Carl donates to Trevor Project?
Trevor Project will provide crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to the people in the LGBTQ+ community. It commended Nassib’s announcement, saying in a statement that his donation will help it “scale our life-saving crisis services to reach the more than 1.8 million LGBTQ youth who seriously consider suicide each year in the U.S.”
Amit Paley, the CEO and executive director of The Trevor Project said that Carl’s donation will help in scaling up crisis services.”The Trevor Project is grateful to Carl Nassib for living his truth and supporting LGBTQ youth.