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December 11, 2012

Washington D.C. ESPN Radio Suspends Czaban and Pollin for Anti-Trans Segment

Following outreach from GLAAD, ESPN980 in Washington D.C. announced today that it has suspended Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, hosts of the "Sports Reporters" show, over a segment they ran last week in which the pair made fun of transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig.
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November 28, 2012

GLAAD Working with NFL, Advocates Regarding Tank Carder's Anti-Gay Slur

GLAAD is speaking with league officials from the NFL following the use of an anti-gay slur on Twitter by Cleveland Browns Rookie LB Tank Carder. We are also in communication with several other LGBT sports organizations who have been in contact with the Browns organization.

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Retired NFL Player Wade Davis Comes Out to the Public

Former pro football player Wade Davis publicly announced yesterday that he is gay. The 34-year-old cornerback who played with Tennessee Titans, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Washington Redskins spoke with Outsports and SB Nation about being a gay athlete and his current work with disenfranchised lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, and non-conforming youth.

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NFL Players Speak Up As Allies For Gay Athletes

A dozen professional football players were asked this week about their thoughts on gay athletes and expressed unanimous support to Outsports.com--a story that has been picked up by mainstream media outlets. The reports show that the NFL is not only tolerant of gay athletes, but in fact could be an environment that fosters understanding and acceptance.

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High School Athlete Tells Coming Out Story

Earlier this week, OutSports.com shared the story of Jeremy, a 17-year-old high school student who is gay, an athlete, and living in a small rural town in the United States.

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February 15, 2011

Finding Allies in Athletics

There’s an instinct among many of us, no matter what issue we’re dealing with, to dismiss elements of our society that
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March 11, 2010

Johnny Weir Deemed "Not Family Friendly" Enough to Perform in Stars on Ice Tour

GLAAD has learned from a source that wishes to remain anonymous that sponsors of the Stars on Ice Tour,
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