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So far, nothing but silence from Olympians on Russia’s anti-gay laws

Saturday, February 15, 2014
Morry Gash, APWomen's normal hill ski jumping silver medalist Daniela Iraschko-Stolz of Austria, who is openly gay, smiles during the medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
SOCHI, Russia — A campaign to draw attention to Russia's anti-gay laws isn't gaining traction among Olympic athletes, who so far have avoided saying or doing anything to protest the measures.

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NCAA guide advises on developing LGBT-inclusive college athletics

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has released a guide to assist administrators, coaches and students develop a more inclusive environment for LGBT college athletes.

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Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried first NBA player to join gay rights group ‘Athlete Ally’

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has teamed up Athlete Ally, a leading organization working to raise awareness and end homophobia in sports, becoming the first NBA player to take on such a high profile role in advocating equality for gays in sports.

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Athlete Ally: ‘Chris Culliver’s views are as marginal as they are misguided’

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Hudson Taylor, Executive Director of Athlete Ally, a leading organization working to raise awareness and end homophobia in sports, issued this statement Wednesday in response to remarks made by Chris Culliver, cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers, where Culliver tells gay players to get out of the NFL.

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‘Why I am an Athlete Ally’

Saturday, April 21, 2012
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To this day, I know only a handful of closeted gay athletes, though I have likely met and befriended countless without knowing. With stereotypes about LGBT people pulsing through the athletic experience, this is no surprise ... Nonetheless, I have no illusions that ending homophobia is going to be as simple as telling a closed-minded teammate that setting aside fear or stereotypes will improve performance, or that team diversity is simply the right thing...

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Straight athletes work to combat bullying, homophobia in sports

Saturday, May 14, 2011
Hudson Taylor (left) and Ben Cohen
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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