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Some people are really hating male cheerleaders in the NFL

History was made in the NFL this month as they have officially hired their first male cheerleaders, one of them being Jesse Hernandez of the New Orleans Saints' Saintsations. He is only one of three other men who cheer on their teams. 

But that prestige also comes with harsh criticism, especially from homophobic fans who take to social media to air their grievances. 

NFL Pride event held in Los Angeles this week

John Cora (left) and Michael Castor (right) with Esera Tuaolo.

In Los Angeles on Wednesday, the National Football League held their sophomore NFL Pride event in which athletes talked about being gay and closeted in the industry.

NFL players Dave Kppay and Esra Tuaolo were among the attendees, both men opened up in a “fireside chat” with moderator Kirk  Walker an openly gay UCLA softball coach.

Openly gay Tom Daley takes gold in Budapest

Openly gay diver Tom Daley won the gold medal in Budapest last week

In a tense final dive against Aisen Chen, whom he failed to beat in the Rio 2016 Olympic event, Daley felt the pressure but remained confident.  

Gay hockey fans tie knot in professional ice rink

Dwayne Smoot, left, and Eric Pinder get hitched on ice. .

The ice rink seems like a cold place to begin a life together, but Eric Pinder and Dwayne Smoot heated up the Amway Center in Orlando with their wedding vows.

Both men wore hockey jerseys and the priest made a perfect referee as the two maybe became the first same-sex couple to perform a marriage ceremony in a professional hockey arena