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Jul 29, 2007 Quickie Link: Young and Out on the Field
By vanrozenheim

(USA) - Lucas Goodman, a junior rowing club member, felt so uneasy that he finally told the Green Lake Crew his secret: He is gay. The 18-year-old belongs to an emerging generation of openly gay and lesbian athletes on high school and college campuses across the country. These young men and women are quietly venturing where no pro football or baseball star has gone, challenging the conformist, if not downright homophobic, tradition of the playing fields. Their numbers are difficult to gauge because many confide only in peers.

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