"[S]ince "coming out" you are also modeling a lifestyle that the cost for those living it, has been unpublicized but appalling--as it has for society. The troubling fact is minorities are suffering most and in growing numbers...
"Believe it or not, no one is born 'gay'; molestation, emotional deprivation, parental or peer rejection, or other traumatic factors can foster same-sex attraction-but many men and women have managed it, diminished it, or eliminated it altogether. [See these heartwarming ex-'gay' testimonies.] Many accomplished this through Reparative Therapy [sic] and counseling, despite the relentless, unwarranted condemnation of and campaign against both by self-serving 'gay' activists.
"What we hope for from you, Michael, is that you don't make your feelings, well-publicized as they have been, your claim to fame. Your achievements on the football field will earn you a legacy you can be proud of; your 'coming out' as one celebrating homosexuality as normative can earn you only regret, as well as notoriety among millions of us."