The Guilfordian

Michael Sam might drop in draft after coming out

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

“I am a gay man,” said Michael Sam in an interview with ESPN. Those five words from a NFL prospect sent shockwaves globally. If selected in the upcoming draft, Sam will be the first openly gay athlete in the NFL. In August, before the football season kicked off for the University of Missouri,...

BCBS fixes same-sex marriage policies

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writter

February 7, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield is North Carolina’s number one health insurance provider. But last month, when BCBS systematically cancelled 20 family insurance policies of same-sex couples, its reputation took a hit. “It was wrong, and it shouldn’t have happened (this) way,” said North Carolina...