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January 30, 2013

GLAAD, Athlete Ally and You Can Play Respond to Anti-Gay Remarks from San Francisco 49er player Chris Culliver

Athlete Ally, You Can Play, and GLAAD, three organizations working for LGBT inclusion in sports, today released a joint statement in response to comments made by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver.
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49er on gay ex-teammate Kwame Harris: I see him 'no differently'

One day after details of a bizarre court case involving former San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Kwame Harris and an ex-boyfriend inadvertently outed the 2003 first-round pick, several current Niners who played with Harris said that knowing his sexuality probably wouldn't have made a difference in their locker room at the time.

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January 30, 2013
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Young Transgender Goalie Skates with Hero at Vancouver Canucks Game

The Vancouver Canucks recently invited 16-year-old transgender goalie Cory Oskam to skate on the ice with his personal hero and Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider.

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What if Manti Te'o had said "Yes, I am gay?" Part II

Manti Te'o is a Hawaiian-born Mormon Eagle Scout who plays football for Notre Dame. Here's where someone who identifies with any of those communities can find support for LGBT inclusion and equality.

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