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STUDY: LGBT Students Would Benefit From More-Inclusive Athletic Opportunities

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Think Progress LGBT
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February 20, 2013

The Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has released a new study today analyzing the impact of anti-LGBT bullying on middle and high school students who participate in athletics. Though the climate in athletics can be quite toxic, there are still many LGBT students participating, and when they do, they benefit academically from having the experience. Unfortunately, many are dissuaded from participating at all.