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Jury Rules That Pepperdine U Did Not Discriminate Against Former Lesbian Basketball Players

Jury Rules That Pepperdine U Did Not Discriminate Against Former Lesbian Basketball Players

| August 15, 2017

Outsports reports — “A federal district court jury in Los Angeles has ruled against two lesbian former players at Pepperdine University who said they faced a pattern of harassment and discrimination from their coach because they were gay and were dating.” Despite the loss, a spokeswoman for the LGBT rights group Freedom for All Americans, […]

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British Cricket Leagues Show Support for LGBT Community

British Cricket Leagues Show Support for LGBT Community

| August 9, 2017

News from Outsports: Cricket is the latest sport to embrace Rainbow Laces campaign “Two major cricket leagues in England and Wales will be demonstrating support for the Rainbow Laces campaign this weekend. Men and women — in the NatWest T20 Blast and the Kia Super League, respectively — will be wearing rainbow-colored shoelaces, among other […]

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Brother & Sister College Swimmers Are Both Gay

Brother & Sister College Swimmers Are Both Gay

| August 1, 2017

“Arizona’s Kennedy Lohman helped older brother Connor in his coming out journey,” Outsports reported recently. “Kennedy Lohman quit taking her medication at the end of her sophomore year of high school. She started taking Lexapro about six months earlier to help with anxiety and depression. But the prescription took away her personality. She thought emotional […]

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VIDEO: College Lacrosse Player Shares Her Coming Out Story

VIDEO: College Lacrosse Player Shares Her Coming Out Story

| July 21, 2017

Outsports Jim Buzinski shares the story of the McDaniel College women’s lacrosse player who came out to her team by playing Hangman. “It was during a rain delay at practice for the McDaniel College women’s lacrosse team that Lindsey Farrell decided to come out to her teammates as gay,” Buzinski reports. “We were playing Hangman, […]

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Olympic Medalist Sue Bird Comes Out About Relationship with Megan Rapinoe

Olympic Medalist Sue Bird Comes Out About Relationship with Megan Rapinoe

| July 21, 2017

Outsports brought our attention to an ESPNW interview with Sue Bird where she opened up about her relationship with Megan Rapinoe. “Talk about a power couple in sports! Bird recently won Olympic gold in Rio with the U.S. women’s basketball team (her fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal), and Rapinoe is part of the defending World […]

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Sacramento State LGBT Athletes Talk About Coming Out

Sacramento State LGBT Athletes Talk About Coming Out

| July 10, 2017

Outsports reports: “Men’s soccer midfielder Elias Rieland, women’s softball infielder Tiffany Moore and women’s basketball guard Emily Easom all had different reasons for coming out as gay at Sacramento State University, but all three say one reason is to fight stereotypes and to be happy.” “When I came to Sac State, I realized that being […]

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Who Are Your Favorite Lesbian Professional Athletes?

Who Are Your Favorite Lesbian Professional Athletes?

| June 27, 2017

Ranker.com has compiled a list of notable lesbian professional athletes.  “Whether these lesbian athletes are stars in the realms of soccer, basketball, or tennis, their personal stories and advocacy for gay rights make them inspirations for sports fans all over the world. Some notable openly gay female athletes have competed in the Olympics and other […]

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Special Female Athletes Show at Stonewall Museum Continues Until July 2

Special Female Athletes Show at Stonewall Museum Continues Until July 2

| June 24, 2017

GAME ON! FEMALE ATHLETES COMPETING WITH HOMOPHOBIA IN SPORTS Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery 2157 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors   Game On!  Female Athletes Competing with Homophobia in Sports celebrates lesbian, bisexual and transgender female athletes who persevered in the face of homophobia and sexism in sports, since the early 1900s. From Suzanne […]

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