Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo of Fort Lauderdale has posed nude for the NOH8 gay marriage campaign.
"A real man supports equality," according to NOH8.
On Facebook, the Ayanbadejo has received nearly 15,000 likes since Thursday, and has been shared nearly 2,000 times.
Ayanbadejo, 36, has lived in South Florida since 2003, when he played two seasons for the Miami Dolphins. He and Natalee Uzcategui are raising a young daughter, Anaya Lee, and a son, Amadeus Prime.
Last spring, Ayanbadejo hosted a fundraiser for Equality Florida in Fort Lauderdale.
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