We’re going to focus on awesome female jocks today with two reports.
One on the new LGBTQ athlete documentary ALONE IN THE GAME which debuts on Thursday, June 28th on the AT&T cable channel and features the stories of major queer jocks like Gus Kenworthy and Seattle Reign star MEGAN RAPINOE. The doc explores the challenges of being out in the world of professional sports including pressure to stay in the closet.
Jason Collins and Ryan O’Callaghan
The AT&T original feature-length documentary ALONE IN THE GAME follows a group of athletes and sports figures from the biggest stages in American sports, including the NFL, NBA, MLS, and NCAA, among others, to explore the ongoing struggles LGBTQ athletes are facing at the professional, collegiate and Olympic levels.
Viewers will hear the personal stories of LGBTQ athletes such as Robbie Rogers, Gus Kenworthy, Megan Rapinoe, Jason Collins and Ryan O’Callaghan who deal with living their most authentic life or hiding in fear that their sports careers will come to a crashing end if the truth comes out.ALONE IN THE GAME shines a light on the stark reality of the big business of sports. It also exposes a culture of exclusion, bigotry and discrimination which keeps many LGBTQ athletes in the closet and living in silence.ALONE IN THE GAME will make its premiere on Thursday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Catch ALONE IN THE GAME on AT&T AUDIENCE Network – DIRECTV ch. 239 and AT&T U-verse ch. 1114. You can also watch via streaming services on DIRECTV NOW, DIRECTV, and AT&T U-verse Apps.