CHANGING THE CONVERSATION LUNCHEON: STEPPING OFF THE SIDELINES TO END SEXUAL ASSAULT. Join The Blue Bench for a powerful dialogue with Don McPherson (You Throw Like a Girl) and Brenda Tracy as they share how they use athletics as a vehicle to end sexual violence. Don and Brenda’s stories will leave you inspired and ready […]
Ryan O’Callaghan will discuss his memoir, My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me, and Ended Up Saving My Life, in conversation with Fox and Sirius XM’s Jared Max. This event is co-hosted by David Mixner and co-sponsored by You Can Play. Please RSVP: https://gaycenter.org/ryan-ocallaghan/.
“Society, Secrets, and Sexual Misconduct.” Aaron Hamburger and Patricia Smith discuss their novels, Nirvana Is Here and The Year of the Needy Girls, which ask questions of how we, as a society, should face secrets and sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era.
“Sports and Politics: Are They on the Same Playing Field?” Etan Thomas’s book We Matter: Athletes and Activism, includes interviews and essays from over fifty high-profile activist athletes, executives, and media figures at the intersection of sports and politics. The New York Times says, “Before Kaepernick, there was Etan Thomas.”