Sports

Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues

The WNBA and NBA stand up for LGBTQ youth on #SpiritDay

Today, the NBA and WNBA went purple to show their support for LGBTQ youth, as the world takes a stand against bullying.

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Major League Baseball proudly goes purple for #SpiritDay

Major League Baseball teams show support for LGBTQ youth, take a stand against bullying and send out messages to fans to inspire hope and support. 

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Don't forget about Brazilian LGBT issues during Rio Olympics coverage

As the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio this week, GLAAD is calling on media outlets to include the many issues facing the LGBT community in Brazil while reporting on the events

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Sports writer Cyd Zeigler releases new book on LGBT athletes

Zeigler's book covers treatment of LGBTQ athletes, touching on bullying and hazing that has surrounded, and continues to surround, LGBTQ athletes, specifically in high school and college, while weaving in stories of LGBT athletes and allies such as Michael Irvin, Fallon Fox, and Michael Sam, among others.

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Disney, Comcast NBCUniversal, Orlando Magic and more make donations #WeAreOrlando

Many entertainment entities and professional sports organizations have donated to support those affected by this weekend's tragedy in Orlando.

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PBS web series 'First Person' sparks conversations on gender and sexuality

The PBS Digital Studios and WNET NEW York original web-series First Person explores different issues facing the LGBT community through personal narratives.
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