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12/14/2013 11:10 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Why Coming Out As Gay Is Still A Hurdle For High School Coaches

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YONKERS, N.Y. — Anthony Nicodemo is peeved. The head coach of the boys’ basketball team at Saunders Trades and Technical High School can’t believe what he’s just heard inside the school’s run-down weight room.

“A 67 in U.S. history?” he says. “I hate it when someone is failing history. I teach history.”

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