In 2014, the Vikings announced a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his departure from the team the previous year, which included the team making donations to groups fighting for marriage equality and others causes.
They’re going to deliver on that promise in June.
According to Chris Hine of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Vikings will host a summit and fundraiser at their team headquarters on June 21 “to promote LGBTQ inclusion in sports and raise money for LGBTQ groups.”
The settlement stemmed from Kluwe’s threat to sue the team, after special teams coordinator Mike Priefer used anti-gay language. Priefer still works for the Vikings.
“We obviously had our issues a while ago, but this is our way of looking forward and trying to figure out how we make sure that we set the stage…