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
March 1, 2013

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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