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NFL agrees to do more to protect gay players

Associated Press
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April 24, 2013
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The NFL is taking action to better protect gay players from harassment and discrimination as a result of meetings with the state's attorney general. Democratic Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday that the NFL will promote what he calls a "culture of inclusion" for gay players and recruits and other prospective players. The deal includes hanging in locker rooms posters that underscore the NFL's anti-discrimination policies. The league agreed to conduct training about the anti-discrimination policy during its annual Rookie Symposium and Football Operations Meeting and in other meetings and to host other periodic training meetings throughout the year. It will make it clear that prospective players also are protected by the policy.