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Former Ole Miss guard calls Michael Sam TV coverage ‘nasty ass shit’

Monday, May 12, 2014
Marshall Henderson
OXFORD, Miss. -- Former Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson says ESPN's coverage of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL was "nasty ass shit" and that he is boycotting SportsCenter.

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Ole Miss chancellor: Gay slurs at student play a ‘learning opportunity’

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Dan Jones
GREENWOOD, Miss. — The chancellor of the University of Mississippi says the disruptions at a campus play with gay slurs and inappropriate laughter from the audience is an opportunity to educate students about tolerance.

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Ole Miss students, football team disrupt ‘Laramie Project’ play with gay slurs

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Austin McAfee, AP
OXFORD, Miss. -- An audience consisting of mostly University of Mississippi students, including an estimated 20 Ole Miss football players, disrupted the University's theater department production of “The Laramie Project” Tuesday night, heckling cast members and shouting anti-gay slurs.

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