Ever since he won the Super Bowl, Brendon Ayanbadejo's soap box has gotten a lot taller.
Now he can reach more people and spread his most important message: Homophobia in pro sports needs to stop.
He is a straight man, who all on his own took up the fight for LGBT equality in sports.
Chuck Culpepper is a gay sportswriter who is a self-proclaimed "exotic creature" as an aforementioned "gay male sportswriter."
He was also lucky enough to be able to cover the Super Bowl and interview the players before the game.
While in the Ravens' locker room, he spotted a player that he didn't immediately recognize, but after learning who he was, had to go speak to him.
That player was Brendon Ayanbadejo.
Culpepper knew he wanted to talk to him, but didn't know how to handle it. He walked up to Brendon and said the whole interview went a little like this: