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Tagged as “LGBT People and Sport”



 ITHACA, NY — A documentary about the first openly gay Major League Baseball player will open the spring portion of the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College. “The Glenn Burke Story” will be shown on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Textor 103. It is free and open to the public.

Early in his career, Burke felt he had to hide his true...

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 ITHACA, NY — A dark moment in American sports history will be the focus of the next film showing in the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College. “Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story,” a documentary about the severe consequences of anti-gay slurs in the world of professional boxing, will be shown on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in Textor 103. It...

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 ITHACA, NY — A documentary that examines how homophobia in women’s collegiate sports can collude in the destruction of the lives and dreams of many of its most talented athletes will be the next selection in the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College. “Training Rules” will be shown on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. in Textor 103. It is...

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ITHACA, NY —The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College has scheduled a yearlong slate of films focusing on the topic of “LGBT People and Sport.” Sponsored by the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services, all of the screenings will begin at 7 p.m. in Textor 103 and are free and open to the...

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