LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality


This book offers an overview of LGBTQ and intersex participation in competitive sports, both historically and in the twenty-first century. Included are profiles of athletes such as gay pro football player Michael Sam and Olympic decathlon winner Caitlyn Jenner; discussion of discrimination in the sporting world--from the Olympics and major professional leagues to K-12 and university sports; a look at governing bodies that control eligibility; and an overview of contemporary lawsuits that are challenging the limits imposed on access to the game.

ISBN Number
9781467780124
Trim Size
7" x 9"
Binding Type
Library
Number of Pages
104
List Price
$37.13
30% Discount Price
$25.99
Author
Kirstin Cronn-Mills; Alex Jack
Publisher
Twenty-First Century Books
Copyright Date
2017
Dewey Number
796
Reading Level
YA
ATOS
8.6 (Quiz #182908)