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GLAAD RESPONDS TO OUT OLYMPIAN AND WNBA STAR SUE BIRD CHOSEN TO LEAD TEAM USA’S DELEGATION AND CARRY THE U.S. FLAG AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 OPENING CEREMONY

GLAAD RESPONDS TO OUT OLYMPIAN AND WNBA STAR SUE BIRD CHOSEN TO LEAD TEAM USA’S DELEGATION AND CARRY THE U.S. FLAG AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 OPENING CEREMONY

GLAAD: “Sue Bird is a true champion on the court and for equality, including taking memorable stands for racial justice, gender equity and LGBTQ representation. To have her lead Team USA’s delegation at the Opening Ceremony, one of the most watched events in the world, and be selected by her peers for the honor, is a powerful signal of LGBTQ acceptance to viewers globally and here in the U.S.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO LUKE PROKOP’S COMING OUT AS GAY, A FIRST FOR THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

GLAAD RESPONDS TO LUKE PROKOP’S COMING OUT AS GAY, A FIRST FOR THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

 

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to NHL player Luke Prokop’s announcement on Twitter and Instagram that he is gay. Prokop is the first active NHL player under contract to come out as gay.

GLAAD, ATHLETE ALLY AND PRIDE HOUSE TOKYO RELEASE GUIDE FOR JOURNALISTS COVERING LGBTQ ATHLETES AND ISSUES AT THE SUMMER OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS

GLAAD, ATHLETE ALLY AND PRIDE HOUSE TOKYO RELEASE GUIDE FOR JOURNALISTS COVERING LGBTQ ATHLETES AND ISSUES AT THE SUMMER OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS

 

Contact: press@glaad.org

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, along with Athlete Ally, a national nonprofit working to elevate and advocate for LGBTQ athletes, and Pride House Tokyo, a consortium and comprehensive LGBTQ center in the Shinjuku area of Tokyo endorsed as an official program of Tokyo 2020, are releasing a “Guide to Covering LGBTQ Athletes at the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics” as a resource to journalists and media professionals.

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