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Changing the Game: Athletic Directors

Physical Education classes and athletic teams are sometimes identified as specific sites of LGBT harassment and discrimination from fans, classmates, opponents, coaches or teachers in which name-calling or other acts of anti-LGBT prejudice are tolerated or ignored.

Athletics and physical education are integral components of K-12 schools. They should reflect overall school values of respect, safety and equal access for all students by providing a sound educational climate in which all students can participate successfully.

To get started, take a look at the resources on the right side of this page and download them to begin. Contact us at sportsproject@glsen.org more information or tweet us at @GLSENSports and let us know how things are going!