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Podcast: The Cubs have been huge supporters of the LGBT community in Chicago

The founder of Out at Wrigley talks about his team finally being in the World Series.

NLCS - Los Angeles Dodgers v Chicago Cubs - Game Six Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

With the Chicago Cubs in the World Series for the first time since 1945, it's a good time to take a look at a franchise that has been very LGBT-supportive. The Cubs have the longest streak of gay days in the Major Leagues. Co-owner Laura Ricketts is an out-and-proud lesbian and the team sponsors a float in Chicago's pride parade. We talk to Bill Gubrud, who started the Out at Wrigley promotion.

During the Podcast, Gubrud talks about how he did not have a ticket to any of the World Series games at Wrigley Field. Later that day, the Cubs came through with a ticket for him for Game 3.

We also examine the use of "sissy" as a gay slur, in light of a sign held up by a BYU football fan.