NBA Adds Sexual Orientation To Its Nondiscrimination Policy

Following the example of the NFL and MLB, the NBA has added sexual orientation to the nondiscrimination policy in its collective bargaining agreement. The Dallas Voice highlights the influential role that the Resource Center of Dallas played in communicating with NBA officials to advance the change. Because only men play in the NBA and gender identity was not included, this change will only specifically help protect gay and bisexual men, but it is still important progress.