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It Takes a Team!

Making Sports Safe for LGBT Athletes and Coaches

It Takes a Team!

Duration: 15 min
Date Produced: 2004

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It Takes a Team!
Making Sports Safe for LGBT Athletes and Coaches

This educational "kit" -- which includes a 15-minute video, a discussion and resource guide, an informational poster, and colorful "Safe Space" stickers -- is intended to help coaches/teachers, parents, and school administrators educate students/athletes about the harmful effects of homophobia and asks the question, "How can we make sure that people in athletics are evaluated, not based on their sexual orientation or gender expression, but on their individual character and accomplishments?" The DVD includes the video and digital versions of the educational materials for easy printing.

Filmmaker Info

Director, Editor, and Videographer: Dan Nocera, Middlesex Corporate Media Services
Writers: Pat Griffin, Mike Muska, Jeff Perrotti, Laurie Priest & Marjorie Snyder
Producer: Lisa D. Thompson, Director, Project to Eliminate Homophobia in Sport
Production Assistants: Ellen Landis, Jeannie Newman

The Project to Eliminate Homophobia in Sport is a collaborative effort of seven national organizations committed to the mission: To eliminate homophobia in sport and create an educated public that respects all athletes and sports-affiliated personnel regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

Collaborative Organizations: An Uncommon Legacy Foundation; Astraea; Ms. Foundation; National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR); National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA); Women's Sports Foundation

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