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Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
Tim Tebow rescinds his decision to speak at an anti-gay church in Dallas this upcoming April. The decision comes after widespread media attention to the church's homophobic rhetoric and reflects the role professional athletes play in the LGBT movement for equality.
A new study published by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network reports on the experiences of LGBT youth in middle and high School athletic environments, and shows that while many LGBT young people still have negative experiences with sports, those who do participate see serious benefits.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Massachusetts on February 15th passed along a directive to schools which onlines new policies protecting transgender students.
Kye Allums, the first transgender athlete to play Division I basketball, interviews with GLAAD in celebration of Black History Month.
Former US National Soccer team and Columbus Crew player Robbie Rogers came out on his blog late last week. Many former teammates, athletes, and sports media entities weighed in on the decision made by Rogers and the effect it will have on the sports community.
Former (and maybe future?) U.S. Men's National Team soccer player Robbie Rogers has come out as gay.
In his new book, former professional baseball player Mike Piazza discusses the allegations that he is gay - and the press conference he held to discuss these allegations over a decade ago.
NBA star Kenneth Faried joins Athlete Ally to promote the importance of professional athletes being allies to the LGBT community.