“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?


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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