Word on the Street: Homophobia in professional sports

Major League Baseball is making an effort to make their sport a more welcoming place for gay players, coaches and staff. According to MLB.com, the

According to MLB.com, the league recently made public

According to MLB.com, the league recently made public its partnership with Athlete Ally, a non-profit organization on a mission to educate and activate athletic communities to eliminate homophobia and transphobia in sports and to champion LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) equality.

BROOKLYN - Major League Baseball is making an effort to make their sport a more welcoming place for gay players, coaches and staff.

According to MLB.com, the league recently made public its partnership with Athlete Ally, a non-profit organization on a mission to educate and activate athletic communities to eliminate homophobia and transphobia in sports and to champion LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) equality.

The announcement came before Tuesday’s All-Star game, and just months after the first openly gay NFL player, Michael Sam, was drafted.

News 12 Brooklyn asked borough residents what they thought about homophobia in professional sports.

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