“You Can Play” Campaign Targets LGBT Athletes

We’re so happy to see the athletic world striving to become more accepting of LGBT players. Of course there’s still a long way to go but progress is certainly being made! The SF Giants recorded their own “It Gets Better” video last year; shortly afterward the NFL finally added sexual orientation to its anti-discrimination rules.

Of course, these examples (and this video) are pretty male-centric. What progress can women’s sports make to include LGBT players, too? Or- better yet– what can all sports do to better include all genders and orientations?

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One Response

  1. Hi all! This is the coordinator here, we wanted to also point out that these teams are mostly if not completely white. This is a critique of the “It Gets Better” project as well. For something a little less vanilla we recommend the Brown Boi Project (http://brownboiproject.org/) or videos like black./womyn:.conversations with lesbians of African descent.

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