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Detroit Tigers’ Torii Hunter: A gay teammate would be ‘uncomfortable’

| Monday, December 31, 2012
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Detroit Tigers’ right fielder Torii Hunter is making headlines for telling the Los Angeles Times he believes an openly gay teammate would make him “uncomfortable.”

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LGBT Watch at the Olympics: U.S. women advance to semifinals in basketball

| Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Carl Hester rides Ethopia to a gold medal in team dressage at London 2012.
Spoiler alert: LGBT Watch at the Olympics is a regular feature tracking the nearly two dozen LGBT athletes at the London 2012 Olympics. In the U.S., NBC is tape-delaying much of the games on its local stations, yet live-streaming on the Internet. Some of the...

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LGBT Watch at the Olympics: U.S. women’s soccer team to play for gold

| Monday, August 6, 2012
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A gritty United States women’s soccer team would not take “no” for an answer, rallying from behind all match long to defeat a determined Canada team at the 2012 Olympics. The U.S. won 4-3 with just seconds left in extra time, thus avoiding a penalty-kick shootout.

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NHL, Burke family unveil ‘You Can Play’ campaign to end homophobia in sports

| Monday, March 5, 2012
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The National Hockey League has joined the growing effort by professional sports and players campaigning to end homophobia with a series of new public service announcements to encourage gay athletes to participate in sports.

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Straight athletes work to combat bullying, homophobia in sports

| Saturday, May 14, 2011
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In case you missed it, The New York Times on Friday ran an excellent profile of two straight athletes who have have gained notoriety for their efforts in combating anti-gay attitudes in the world of sports.

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Gay teen athletes reach out to change the world …and meet Ellen

| Saturday, January 22, 2011
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Three kids. Three timezones. One mission. This is the banner that welcomes you to the new blog, Walk the Road. What draws Brad, Robert and Ben together is the fact that they all love sports, and they’re all gay...

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