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Major League Baseball proudly goes purple for #SpiritDay

Major League Baseball teams show support for LGBTQ youth, take a stand against bullying and send out messages to fans to inspire hope and support. 

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Sports writer Cyd Zeigler releases new book on LGBT athletes

Zeigler's book covers treatment of LGBTQ athletes, touching on bullying and hazing that has surrounded, and continues to surround, LGBTQ athletes, specifically in high school and college, while weaving in stories of LGBT athletes and allies such as Michael Irvin, Fallon Fox, and Michael Sam, among others.

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Petition calls for ACC baseball tournament to be moved from North Carolina

North Carolina's HB-2 has been actively opposed by businesses, performers, advocates, and organizations because of its discriminatory nature.

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Chris Mosier makes sports history as the first transgender man to join the US duathlon team

On June 6th 2015, out transgender man Chris Mosier finished 7th in the men's 35-39 category of the sprint duathalon at the Duathalon National Championship, earning him a spot on the national team which will represent the United States at the 2016 Duathalon World Championship in Spain, and making him the first openly transgender athlete to do so.
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Olympic figure skater Eric Radford speaks to OutSports about being gay and an athlete

Eric Radford, a 2014 Olympic figure skater, has come out publicly as gay in what is often stereotyped as "the 'gayest' sport of all," according to OutSports.

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St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, ESPN reports

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam. In advance of the regular season, which kicks off next week, each NFL team had until 4 p.m. today to cut its roster down to a maximum of 53 players. Sam was among the final players cut from the Rams just before today's deadline.

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