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05/08/2013 11:12 am ET

Chicago City Council To Take Up LGBT Athlete Resolution

Windy City Times

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy Windy City Times:

The Chicago City Council is expected to vote on a resolution to encourage support for LGBT professional athletes May 8, after the measure passed out of committee.

More than a dozen community leaders, athletes, politicians and service providers testified in favor of the resolution before the city's Committee on Human Relations May 7.

The resolution would call on professional sports commissioners to publicly express support for LGBT athletes and to sanction athletes who use anti-gay slurs.

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