"People told me that I would not be a WWE superstar, and I didn't take no for an answer," Young said. "I improved my speech and I'm living the dream. So (all I can) tell you is, if you have any types of disabilities, don't (sell) yourself short."
You can check out footage from the rally in the video above.
- GLAAD issued the following statement about Young coming out, via PerezHilton.com: "Darren Young's courageous decision to speak out about being gay gives countless young LGBT people, athletes, and fans of the WWE someone to cheer for and look to. With a demonstrated commitment to anti-bullying initiatives and LGBT inclusion, the WWE has paved the way for a gay Superstar to be welcomed and supported."
- TMZ has an article about why Young decided to come out. According to the story, Young told WWE that he was "deeply in love" with his boyfriend Nick, who he has been living with in Florida for "some time now." WWE sources told the gossip site that Nick was a deciding factor in Young coming out. TMZ also posted a photo of Young with Nick at this link.
Former WCW Announcer Rips DDP, Talks To Ric Flair About Dixie Carter's Ego, NWO Horsemen Skit, More
UFC 190: Rousey Vs. Correia Live Coverage, Results And Your Feedback
Hulk Hogan Hangs Out With Mike Tyson, NXT Diva Traveling With WWE Crew, Lilian Garcia Note
UFC President Dana White And Wrestling Fan Get Into It Over PPV Prices, Wrestling Being "Fake"
Photo: John Cena And His Busted Nose From Last Night's WWE Live Event, Daniel Bryan
WWE Releases Several Videos In Memory Of "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Day 8 Results & Standings, Big Return, ROH Star Gets Surgery, More
Breaking News: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Dead At 61
Rob Van Dam Confirms His WWE Status, Comments On Possibly Retiring From The Ring
WWE Officials Reportedly Want Tough Enough Competitor To Be Eliminated Next Tuesday
Backstage Update On Sting And WWE SummerSlam, Why WWE Wanted Sting On Roman Reigns' Team, More
John Cena Undergoes Surgery, Why Match Was Nixed On WWE SmackDown