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In a school consisting of 99% White teachers and 98% historically underserved students, students reported that teacher behavior is the major cause for classroom disruptions. To continue reading this article, CLICK HERE. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
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"We're here. We're queer. We're gay student-athletes, and also people of color." OK, so that's not the jazziest sports slogan since "Just do it." But it's reality for more folks than anyone in either the gay or black community realizes. Lea Robinson's mission is to bring young gay athletes of color out of the closet and into what she hopes will be a better, more comfortable place for everyone. To continue reading this article CLICK HERE. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
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In the autumn of 2000, we at Outsports had run the story of Greg Congdon, a high school football player in Troy, Penn., who had been run off the team because he was gay. At the same time, 100 miles away, a very different football story was unfolding. To continue reading this article CLICK HERE. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
The Mission of It Takes A Team! is to eliminate homophobia in sport and create an educated public that respects all athletes and sports-affiliated personnel regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. To learn more about It Takes A Team! CLICK HERE. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
A short documentary by Rutgers student Andrew Germek about former men's swimming captain, Sean Smith. To read OUTsports' article about Smith CLICK HERE Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
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Jenelle DeVits, a spring graduate of the University of New Hampshire is an out lesbian who played basketball for the university. She discusses her experiences with It Takes A Team! Director Pat Griffin. PG: What athletic accomplishments are you most proud of? JD: I walked on as a freshman and received a scholarship my junior year, and received the Wildcat Award because my coaches felt that I embodied what it meant to be a student-athlete at the University of New Hampshire. PG: How did you come out to your teammates? Your coaches? JD: I was never in the closet to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
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VIEW Pat Griffin, Helen J. Carroll, Laurie Priest, and Mark Schuster's slideshow presentations below. Download NCAA full presentation Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
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Jenelle DeVits, a spring graduate of the University of New Hampshire is an out lesbian who played basketball for the university. She discusses her experiences with It Takes A Team! Director Pat Griffin. PG: What athletic accomplishments are you most proud of? JD: I walked on as a freshman and received a scholarship my junior year, and received the Wildcat Award because my coaches felt that I embodied what it meant to be a student-athlete at the University of New Hampshire. PG: How did you come out to your teammates? Your coaches? JD: I was never in the closet to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2010 at Athletes Are Athletes' Blog
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