Sports & Society

Augustus is grateful to people of Minnesota

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In a phone interview on Monday, Seimone Augustus was quick to thank the people of Minnesota for embracing her and helping the fight for gay marriage.

Analyzing the stigma lesbian athletes face

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Brittney Griner, age 22, wasted no time in publicly coming out as gay, and therefore National Center for Lesbian Rights sports project director Helen Carroll believes she has shown us "who the...

Ex-Baylor players respond to Griner controversy

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In response to ESPN’s latest feature, ex-Baylor players were adamant about sharing another perspective to this story -- and since it was not represented in the original piece. So here’s their...

Zirin on making sports 'an anti-sexist safe space'

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This past week, Dave Zirin of The Nation visited the Bay Area and discussed mixing sports and politics, homophia in sports, and the role of women's sports in helping sports culture evolve into an...

Jason Collins is the first current gay NBA player

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He played for the Wizards last year after being traded from the Celtics.

Griner's coming out is progress for sports

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In addition to the possibility that some men in Big Four sports leagues may be coming out soon, this shows progress in the sports world.

Diggins is "the total package" for the Tulsa Shock

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It's undeniable that Skylar is the player with the kind of game that the Shock sorely needs. Her social media presence and her sex appeal are also what add to her marketability, but they need to...

WNBA "Big Three" discuss on the league's bright future and more

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Here's a video from yesterday with the Phoenix Mercury rookie which also includes Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne, and Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins. While sexuality was part of the interview, most of it focused on the anticipation of this season, and also the progression of women's sports.

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