Posts by Emily Witko, Sports Media Intern @ GLAAD

Educating Readers on the Dangers of Homophobia in Sports

Recently, our president, Jarrett Barrios, wrote an article for outlining the dangers of homophobia in sports.Read More

UPDATE: Castor Semenya to Keep Gold Medal

This past August, Castor Semenya ran her 800-meter race in 1:55.45, faster than any other woman in the world this year. Her dramatic win and personal improvement elicited people to question her sex, which eventually led to an investigation.Read More

"Language Expert" Frank Luntz Uses Anti-Gay Humor on CBS

Sunday, Dr. Frank Luntz appeared on NFL Today on CBS to discuss the communication skills of football players and coaches.Read More

Chris Jericho Gives Insincere Apology After Using Anti-Gay Slur

WWE Wrestler, Chris Jericho, made an appearance at the Sacramento Horror Film Festival two weeks ago to promote his new movie, Read More

Media Paying Attention to LGBT Sport Issues

The media is starting to pay close attention to stories surrounding LGBT athletes, fans and coaches. Within the past few days, there have been several reports drawing attention to anti-gay comments made in the sports world. Read More

UPDATE: Larry Johnson Apologizes for Use of Gay Slur

Kansas City Chiefs running back, Larry Johnson, issued a statement yesterday apologizing for his useRead More

GLAAD Demands Action Against NFL Player Larry Johnson's Use of Homophobic Slurs

Larry Johnson, a running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, has uttered several anti-gay slurs within the past Read More
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