Men, gather round: This NFL player turned feminist will teach you how to fight sexism

Wade Davis is a former player for the National Football League and a self-identified feminist advocate. But when I meet him at a women’s leadership forum sponsored by the technology firm AppNexus, he tells me that if I’d known him 10 years ago, I would have dismissed him as a total jerk.

“Every day I have to be actively involved in educating myself to understand that women’s lives are very different than mine,” Davis says. “And I am actively complicit if I’m not doing work to make your lives better.”
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