Ally Discussion: Media Representation of LGBT Athletes
10/3/2013, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
TCC Franklin Rooms 350/351
At this interactive discussion, Evan Brody, Doctoral Candidate in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, will present his dissertation research and provide an analysis regarding entertainment perspectives and media representations of LGBT athletes. In addition, Adam Rogers, Project Specialist for The Norman Lear Center in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, will share depictions of LGBT athletes in television and discuss how media stereotypes can affect the coming out process for athletes along with recent progress for out sport characters in television. Participants will also get a sneak peek to a special sports and LGBT conference later in the month at USC.
Sponsored by the USC LGBT Resource Center, The Norman Lear Center within the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, and USC Recreational Sports