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A year after anti-gay remarks, 49ers’ Chris Culliver continues LGBT outreach

Friday, March 7, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the LGBT community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl. [ Read more → ]
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Culliver to attend sensitivity training, volunteer with at-risk LGBT youth

Saturday, February 2, 2013
NEW ORLEANS -- San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will begin sensitivity training and education immediately after the Super Bowl following his anti-gay remarks this week, then begin volunteer work with at-risk homosexual youth nationwide. [ Read more → ]
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The actions of San Francisco 49er players are clueless and crass, divisive and dumb

Friday, February 1, 2013
The crass words and clueless actions of San Francisco 49ers Chris Culliver, Ahmad Brooks and Isaac Sopoaga are as divisive as they are dumb ... that these men have foolishly elected to use their Super Bowl spotlight to demean and dehumanize a substantial portion of their fan base is a brazen act of arrogance that encourages the very bullying the ‘It Gets Better’ project addresses. [ Read more → ]

It Gets Worse — 49ers say they were unaware ‘It Gets Better’ was a ‘gay video’

Friday, February 1, 2013
Dan Savage, co-founder of the It Gets Better project, said late Thursday he has “removed the (San Francisco) 49ers 'It Gets Better' video" from the project's website after two of the team's player who appeared in the video said they were unaware they were participating in a project to support LGBT youth. [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco 49ers’ Chris Culliver apologizes for anti-gay remarks

Thursday, January 31, 2013
NEW ORLEANS — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver apologized Thursday for anti-gay comments he made to a comedian during Super Bowl media day, saying "that's not what I feel in my heart." [ Read more → ]
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Athlete Ally: ‘Chris Culliver’s views are as marginal as they are misguided’

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Hudson Taylor, Executive Director of Athlete Ally, a leading organization working to raise awareness and end homophobia in sports, issued this statement Wednesday in response to remarks made by Chris Culliver, cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers, where Culliver tells gay players to get out of the NFL. [ Read more → ]
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San Francisco 49ers’ Chris Culliver: Gay players not welcome

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
NEW ORLEANS – Just days before the San Francisco 49ers will take to the field In New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, cornerback Chris Culliver on Tuesday said that a gay player would not be welcome on the team. Appearing on the Artie Lange show... [ Read more → ]

San Francisco 49ers become first NFL team to join ‘It Gets Better’ campaign

Saturday, August 25, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers this week became the first professional football team to join the "It Gets Better" project, an anti-bullying campaign intended to end suicides among LGBT youth, and to bring awareness to bullying of of gay kids. [ Read more → ]
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