Mason Darrow didn’t choose to be gay and I can’t imagine the stress of telling his teammates. But I can assure you that if his teammates didn’t get on his case about him being gay, he would have been alone in that locker room. There is a difference between hate and busting balls. This has been understood by high school kids, in locker rooms, for decades. Somehow this has been lost by those too busy to police the world than to mind their own goddamn business.
I think a lot of people would be happier, and they would find more success, if they quit worrying about other people and started worrying about themselves. Live your life, focus on getting yourself the best you can be. Let other people worry about themselves.