Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Jack Hardwicke, Author at Baltimore Independent


Why more sportspeople than ever are coming out

Sport, up until very recently, was considered a hostile environment for LGBTQ+ athletes. The treatment of some of sport’s first openly LGBTQ+ athletes, such as tennis player Billie Jean King and footballer Justin Fashanu, shows this. But this year has seen a significant flurry of events that suggest sport is becoming much more inclusive. In June 2021, for example, Carl Nassib came out […]