By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Earlier this week, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib celebrated Pride Month by announcing he was gay. The West Chester native and former Penn State Nittany Lion is the first active NFL player to make such an announcement.

And now he’s getting lots of support.

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The sports apparel retailer Fanatics says Nassib’s jersey is the top-selling item on its network.

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Nassib made the announcement on Monday.

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The NFL also announced that it will match Nassib’s $100,000 donation to the Trevor Project, an organization focused on preventing suicide in LGBTQ+ youth.