. As you made clear in your New York Times column, the gap betweenThe first American professional athlete to acknowledge his homosexuality publicly, former ... lesbians and athletics have long been identified with each other, lesbian athletes, ...
... of a college athlete, with one difference: Nicols is a lesbian. A lesbian student at UW ... A number of professional athletes have come out in the past few years while still
...Some are athletes, some are professional personal trainers, and some ... One of the worlds only out lesbian professional tennis players retired a few months ago, .
..The climate in professional American sports is so inhospitable that no athlete in the major leagues has ever come out while still playing. Sports is far behind most ...does anyone know of any gay professional athletes?A support group created to promote tolerance and acceptance of gay athletes in professional sports is going to disband.The younger gay and lesbian athletes are less likely to take it [discrimination]
... Very few professional athletes, among them Martina Navratilova, were openly gay ...Professional and college womens teams are not funded nearly as well as mens teams of the same sports.