Transgender athletes

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

 

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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.

May 9, 2013

California transgender student has to quit basketball team, but keeps passion for the sport

Tony Bias, a transgender male who is currently a sophomore at River City High School in Sacramento, California is learning what it's like to be a transgender high school athlete. Tony once had high hopes of playing professional basketball but after coming out as transgender and becoming the victim of bullying by fellow schoolmates, Tony stopped playing basketball and now just shoots around alone in the gym during his free time.
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