In an effort to make K-12 sports and physical education safer and more inclusive for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), and a diverse coalition of athletes, journalists and sports figures have launched Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project.
“I am really excited to be working with GLSEN to create a Sports Project that will help to make sports and physical education a great experience for every student no matter what their sexual orientation or gender identity/expression,” said GLSEN Sports Project Director Pat Griffin, former Director of It Takes a Team Education Campaign for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues in Sport at the Women’s Sports Foundation.
Read more about this new program here!
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