Is Colin Kaepernick gay, straight or bisexual?
Gay rumors abound about Colin Kaepernick. Do you think they are true? This super sexy NFL Quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers seems to be the constant subject of speculation and rumors about his sexual orientation. Read our Gay-Ta File on Colin Kaepernick and share if you think he is potentially a Gay Football Player. Vote in our poll and join others in the discussion. Do you think Colin Kaepernick is a gay, straight or bisexual football player?
Colin Kaepernick Gay, Straight or Bisexual?
Colin Kaepernick GAY-TA File
- Born November 3, 1987
- Place of Birth: Milwaukee, WI
- Sign: Scorpio
Celebrity Type: Professional Athlete: NFL Player
Sexual Orientation: Identifies as Straight
“I want to try to break that perfect football mold. I don’t want to be someone who can be put into a category. I want to be my own person. I want my own style. I want to be someone who can’t really be compared to anybody.” – MMQB with Peter King
“As white parents of a bi-racial child, the Kaepernicks often received stares or curious comments. At school, classmates told Colin that it was impossible for the Kaepernicks told his parents.
“We’ve always been really open about the adoption, and we were always very open about the skin colors,” Teresa Kaepernick told The New York Times in 2010. “We pointed it out as a positive, and he saw his difference and was comfortable with it.”
Athletic at a young age, Kaepernick, who moved with his family to California when he was 4 years old, began playing youth football at age 8. His strong arm quickly elevated him to the quarterback position. That same arm also made him an elite high school pitcher, one capable of throwing a 94-mile-per-hour fastball.” – Biograpy.com
Gay Rumors About Colin Kaepernick
Kaepernick has been the subject of a number of gay rumors about him in recent years. In a February 6. 2013 report by Sports World News, a story was carried entitled, Colin Kaepernick Gay Rumors: NFL Star Spotted ‘Cozy And Comfortable’ With Gay DJ Luis Perez At Super Bowl Party?
The news item itself links to itself links to a Project Q Atlanta story in which an alleged “bromance” is mentioned between Kaepernick and local Atlanta DJ Luis Perez. The articles suggest that the two have been tooling around Atlanta as a pair during the Super Bowl.
A photograph of Kaepernick and Perez are presented in the article by Project Q. We have posted a copy of this picture here. This story also appeared on Queerty.com
Colin Kaepernick has gone on the record to verbally demonstrate his support of gay players in the NFL. In a February 17, 2014 interview with Sporting News NFL, Kaepernick answers interview questions along with Cam Newson of the Carolina Panthers. We are including the entire video here for your review.
Gay or Straight Comments
Colin Kaepernick is one of the most captivating and interesting sports players on the public scene in a long time. He has a unique life story and one that is filled with many twists and turns.
Kaepernick became a major source of gay rumors after the debut of his GQ cover shoot photos, which revealed a professional football player that could easily couple as a professional model.
Some have suggested that he may be gay because he “pals around with gay friendly types like Kathy Griffin (Project Q Atlanta). Other stories suggest that Kaepernick may have a gay vibe because he has been seen with Gawker’s gay owner, Nick Delton.
And of course, there was Super Bowl XLVII, dubbed the “Gayest Super Bowl ever” – with Kaepernick and his 49ers up against the Baltimore Ravens.
Fans are Curious About Kaepernick
He stands at 6’4 and is considered and to be one of the hottest men in professional sports and by extension, the celebrity scene. People are very curious about a number of things with this particular NFL quarterback, including his shirtless pictures, his ethnicity and of course, his sexual orientation.
Many people have tried to read into Colin Kaepernick’s tattoos, claiming some of the markings indicate he is gay. According to public comments, Colin Kaepernick does not care what people think of him (MMQB). It should be noted that the NFL still appears to be a difficult place for gay players. Things do seem to be improving for gay people in the NFL. A poll conducted by ESPN of NFL athletes revealed that 86% would be OK with a gay teammate. The survey also revealed there still exists a fairly strong line of homophobia on the part of some coaches and team players.
And so it is time to ask you the reader the question …
Is Colin Kaepernick Straight, Gay or Bisexual?