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LGBT Athletes Coaches

Coaches Need to Be Public Allies of LGBT Athletes

Anna Aagenes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anna Aagenes

This past weekend, basketball player Brittney Griner opened up about the fact that her coach at Baylor did not want her to talk openly about her sexuality. Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident: One in four LGBT athletes feels pressured to be silent about his or her sexual orientation.