Sports

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

Acceptance of an Openly Gay Athlete Becomes More Mainstream on Sports Television

A recent episode of Outside the Lines showcases the fact that acceptance for openly LGBT athletes is becoming mainstream.

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Unique challenges for transgender player

When the Mission College Lady Saints tip off their playoff game Friday night, 51-year-old Gabrielle Ludwig will mostly be worried about her injured ankle and how it might affect her team's winning streak.

The San Francisco Chronicle
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March 1, 2013
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MLS star supports own suspension for anti-gay slur, reflects acceptance in pro soccer

Major League Soccer player Marc Burch releases a statement supporting the suspension he received after using a homophobic slur during a Soccer game. This comes at a time of unprecedented attention to the LGBT movement by professional sports.
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