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New PDF release: Coming Out to Play

By Robbie Rogers

while Robbie Rogers stepped onto the sphere for the l. a. Galaxy in 2013, he made historical past because the first brazenly homosexual guy to play in a tremendous US expert game. popping out to Play tells Rogers's harrowing tale as a closeted homosexual guy within the ultra-heterosexual global soccer, his choice to return out and depart in the back of his cherished activity, and his next go back to soccer - signing for the los angeles Galaxy. Rogers knew he desired to be a certified soccer participant from the age of 4, and knew he was once homosexual from the age of 13. He stored the latter hidden till he was once twenty-five, believing the 2 realities to be absolutely irreconcilable. For twelve years he mastered the artwork of deception, either inwardly to himself and outwardly to teammates, neighbors, and relations. In a February 2013 web publication publish that got international cognizance, he eventually got here out to the area. Rogers's memoir is a relocating account of affection overcoming prejudice, and a clarion name to different homosexual activities humans worldwide to overtly embody their sexuality.

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