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  1. espnW -- Kate Fagan explains why covering openly gay athletes is ...

    Kate Fagan

    Steve Elkington's tweets surrounding the coverage of openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam highlighted what a lot of people are asking: "Why is this news?" It is news because civil rights have always been news, especially when barriers are finally smashed.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  2. espnW -- What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete?

    Kate Fagan

    What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete? Well, the recent news surrounding Brittney Griner shows the changing dialogue around gay athletes in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  3. Impact 10 list: No. 2 Brittney Griner -espnW

    Kate Fagan

    Brittney Griner made a successful leap from the NCAA to WNBA, and continued to grow a vital social consciousness off the court, as well.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  4. Silence is not golden -espnW

    Kate Fagan

    We have yet to harness the full power of the Sochi/Russia anti-gay law conversation because some voices remain silent. Why? Many fail to see the fears and pressures weighing on a large segment of the sports community: gay female athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  5. espnW Total Access -- National team foes unite on Portland Thorns...

    Kate Fagan

    Players like Christine Sinclair of Canada and Alex Morgan of the U.S. square off in bitter national team matches, but find common ground as Thorns teammates.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  6. Kate Fagan on the turning tide of the gay rights movement in spor...

    Kate Fagan

    In ESPN The Magazine, Kate Fagan writes that allies in the sports world are helping pave the way for the first openly gay male athlete from a major team sport.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012