Outsports today premiered the video of Staci Slaughter, San Francisco Giants spokesperson, accepting the Corporate Leader Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on Saturday. They further went on to recognize the important work GLAAD is doing to the lead the conversation for LGBT equality in the sports world.
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Bullying — that term we associate with middle school and high school — we have all witnessed it, and perhaps a majority of us have done it. Once in college, though, one would think most students would have outgrown it.
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At the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl‘s Blogs With Balls event today I chatted a few minutes with Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers. The NFL prospect has a couple claims to fame here on Outsports.
Out pro poker player Vanessa Selbst, who is engaged to be married, just won over $1.4M at the PokerStars High Rollers Tournament, beating an all male field of players.
When I was 7 years old, my friends and I would play football in my backyard for hours, often with my mother watching through the kitchen window. One of the games we played was called "smear the queer."