LGB teens in B.C. staying away from organized sport: Study

Various media outlets reported on a new UBC study that found that gay, lesbian and bisexual teens in B.C. are much less likely to be involved in sports compared with straight teens.

Elizabeth Saewyc, a professor in UBC’s school of nursing and study senior author, said there very few openly gay professional athletes who can be role models for gay youth.

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