April 24, 2017

Looking for ways to keep the conversation going about LGBTQ and ally issues with your ERG, community group, or PFLAG chapter? Welcome to Something to Talk About, a monthly series designed by PFLAG National’s Straight for Equality program to create conversation about LGBTQ issues. Each month we’ll offer an article on LGBTQ topics and suggest a few questions you can use to lead a discussion.

Have feedback about how your conversation went? Let us know by emailing [email protected].

This Month’s Article:

NCAA stood up to North Carolina once, but not any more

Source: Sporting News

Author: David Steele

Questions for Discussion:

  1. Do you agree with the NCAA’s decisions to bring championship games back to North Carolina? Why or why not?
  2. The author of this piece asserts that the NCAA has lost its leverage to stand up against anti-LGBTQ legislation in North Carolina and other states moving forward. What impact do you think this will have on lawmakers in states considering discriminatory bills?
  3. What can allies, who are also college sports fans, that do not support this decision do to demonstrate their ongoing commitment to LGBTQ athletes moving forward?