Br{ache the Silence: Working for LGBTQ equality in women’s sports

Br{ache the Silence LogoBY LUCY HALLOWELL

In spite of an entire catalog of jokes about how women’s sports are chock full of lesbians, there is a gap between that perception and actual, identifiable role models for LGBTQ athletes and coaches. Br{ache the Silence is an organization working to close that gap and to make women’s athletics a more inclusive and welcoming place for the LGBTQ community. The organization is focusing on creating leadership, educating and training college coaches and administration, and giving athletes and their allies the skills they need to be advocates for the LGBTQ community.

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