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Schilling, his wife, and their 16-year-old son all spoke out in defense of the former Red Sox pitcher, after ESPN fired him for posting a transphobic meme.

April 28 2016 8:22 PM

The NCAA enacted new nondiscrimination requirements in response to the wave of anti-LGBT bills that have passed recently.

April 28 2016 6:10 PM

The fired ESPN personality does have a beef with his former employer and coworkers, who he called racists. 

April 28 2016 11:25 AM

The former Red Sox pitcher and ESPN commentator should take his own advice about the harms of online harassment, says this communications professional. 

April 28 2016 6:46 AM

The basketball star said his team, the Charlotte Hornets, is "opposed to discrimination in any form."

April 27 2016 9:24 AM
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