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College Athletics as the Door to More LGBT Inclusivity at Faith-Based Schools

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jun 24, 2019 10:00 pm
  • 17:54

Guest: Amy Wilson, Managing Director of Inclusion, NCAA Sports is one of the few areas in American life where segregation is still the name of the game. Men compete against men and women against women. That makes issues of gender identity and sexual orientation particularly thorny in athletics –especially on the campuses of faith-based universities. In 2014, the NCAA decided to tackle the discomfort head-on in a series of workshops called Common Ground.