Former Vikings punter Chris Klume says he was cut from the Vikings because of his support for gay rights.
"It's my belief, based on everything that happened over the course of 2013, that I was fired by Mike Preefer, a bigot who didn't agree with the cause I was working for." – Fmr. Vikings punter Chris Kluwe written in Deadspin essay.
Preefer, the special teams coordinator of the Vikings, denies the allegations, saying he does "not tolerate discrimination of any type." The Viking are now conducting an independent investigation into the matter.
But this is not the first time the NFL has faced tough questions about its tolerance towards gays.
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The daughters of former Vice President Dick Cheney are again publicly clashing over the issue of gay marriage.
Liz Cheney is running for a Senate seat in conservative Wyoming. Her younger sister Mary is married to a woman.
The sisters' latest spat on the issue began this weekend.
Liz Cheney appeared on "Fox News Sunday" saying, "I love Mary very much. I love her family very much. This is just an issue in which we disagree."
Mary Cheney responded on Facebook writing "Liz – this isn't just an issue on which we disagree – you're just wrong – and on the wrong side of history."
But is this an embarrassing public airing of dirty laundry or a calculated political move?
Outfront tonight: CNN Political Contributor Ana Navarro and CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger.
A hearing in a landmark case about whether a lesbian will be forced to testify against her wife in an upcoming murder trial.
The stakes are incredibly high as the judge debates whether the women should be entitled to the same right given other married couples.
John Zarrella is OutFront with new developments in the story.
A hearing in a landmark case that we've been following here on OutFront - whether same-sex partners can refuse to testify against each other.
It's a right given to every married couple.
But in Kentucky, one woman is being forced to testify against her wife in an upcoming murder trial, because their marriage is not recognized by the state.
John Zarrella is OutFront with why this legal test could mean the difference between life and death row.