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NFL, PGA, MLB, NBA, NCAA and others meet to discuss diversity

Sports leagues meet at PGA National this week to discuss diversity, including LGBT and gay issues.

For the third straight year executives from virtually all of the major American pro sports leagues and organizations are meeting for a symposium on diversity issues, including gay and LGBT inclusion. This year's even is in West Palm Beach, Fla., hosted by the PGA

The participating organizations include:

  • PGA
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • MLS
  • NHL
  • NASCAR
  • NCAA
  • US Olympic Committee

Various members of the LGBT Sports Coalition are participating, including the Federation of Gay Games' Les Johnson, NHL's Patrick Burke, You Can Play's Wade Davis, MLB's Billy Bean, US Olympic Committee's Jason Thompson and Outsports' Cyd Zeigler.