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LGBTQ+ athletes: why more sportspeople than ever are coming out

By Jack Hardwicke, Lecturer in Health Sociology, University of Northampton
Eric Anderson, Professor of Masculinities, Sexualities and Sport, University of Winchester
Keith Parry, Deputy Head Of Department in Department of Sport & Event Management, Bournemouth University
Rory Magrath, Course Leader, School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences, Solent University
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Sport, up until very recently, was considered a hostile environment for LGBTQ+ athletes. The treatment of some of sport’s first openly LGBTQ+ athletes, such as tennis player Billie Jean King and footballer


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