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Joy Keys & Wade Davis, Former NFL Player & LGBT Activist

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Wade Davis is a nationally-recognized speaker, activist, writer and educator. Davis is a former NFL football player who played for the Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks, as well as two different teams within the NFL Europe league. Since retiring, he's owned a media business through a partnership with the New York Times called InMotion Media, but currently he works at the Hetrick Martin Institute (HMI) as the Assistant Director of Job Readiness. At HMI, he teaches at-promise youth how to define success for themselves and thrive in society.  His writings and interviews have appeared on Huffington Post, The NY Times, Out Sports, TheGrio.com, and other media outlets, like President Obama's Whitehouse blog. He has appeared on NPR, CNN, and BET. He is also an LGBT Surrogate for President Obama. In the role of surrogate he speaks at events on behalf of the President. Also he's a member of the GLSEN sports advisory board - where he advocates to create safe spaces for LGBT youth.