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Lgbt Student Athletes

Coaches Need to Be Public Allies of LGBT Athletes

Anna Aagenes | Posted 07.23.2013 | Gay 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.

How Our Generation Of Out Athletes And Allies Can Change Sports Culture

Anna Aagenes | Posted 01.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Anna Aagenes

In recent months there has also been a great amount of media attention on the need for pro athletes to come out in order to address the lack of out role models for young athletes. We believe that we younger generations need to do something about the problem in the present time.

Giving LGBT Student Athletes A Voice (VIDEO)

Jeff Sheng | Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Jeff Sheng

For over nine years I have been photographing LGBT student athletes on high school and college sports teams for a series I titled "Fearless." However, over the course of working on "Fearless," I always felt that something was missing: the stories and voices behind the photographs I took.

From 'Fearless' To Afraid At Bryant University

Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Avery Stone

I've often wondered: If it is this hard to be an LGBT athlete at Amherst College, what is it like at other campuses around the country? I would get a taste of this at Bryant University that day.