Gay Athletes No Longer Sidelined by Media

American TV shows and movies like “Glee,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Geography Club” and “Teen Wolf”are showing gay athletes as major characters. Census data reported nearly eight million U.S. adults identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual, and 19 million U.S. adults have engaged in a gay relationship. These results are reflected in our media.

In addition to how TV shows and movies recreate these struggles on the big screen, reporter Jordyn Kilgore speaks to gay athletes about the behind-the-scenes struggles of sexuality within athletics.

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Posted by on May 14, 2014. Filed under Beyond the Game. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.