TSN’s ReOrientation Series

reorientation_649x100_57894TSN put together an excellent three-part series looking into sexual orientation in professional sports. Hosted by Aaron Ward, a 14-year veteran in professional hockey, the series interviews players to shed light on gay athletes and how professional sports are evolving.

From TSN:

In this special TSN report, Ward talks to other athletes, both gay and straight, about that culture, the need for change and how to make it happen. Included is a close look at Canada’s national sport and its apex – the National Hockey League – with intriguing comments from league commissioner Gary Bettman and players such as Dustin Brown, a tough-as-they-come Stanley Cup champion and team captain as well as former NFLer Esera Tuaolo.

Part 1 – The Culture of Casual Homophobia

Part 2 – The Transition Phase

Part 3 – The Players Speak

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Sunil Agnihotri is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s Communications and Technology Master’s program. His research focused on online communities, information management and communication technology. His final project used sociocultural theories and concepts to examine the blogging activity of hockey fans. Sunil can be reached at sunilagni@shaw.ca or on Twitter @sunilagni.

3 Responses to TSN’s ReOrientation Series

  1. courtneyszto says:

    Thanks for posting these Sunil.

  2. sunilagni says:

    No worries, Glad to see it’s getting the attention it deserves.

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