STEP ONE:

Here's a first SKETCH at THE POTENTIAL FLOW of our STORY as a jumping off point for discussion and planning.

 

THE influence OF PRO Sports

     the spectacle

     the money

     the prestige

     the emotion

 

THE OPPORTUNITY OF YOUTH SPORTS

     growth

     positivity

     inclusion

     a path out of poverty, crime, segregation

 

THE PRESSURES OF Sports

     low odds of becoming elite

     bullying, parents, coaches

     LGBT FEARS

 

THE DANGERS OF LIVING A LIE

     performance

     mental health

     suicide

 

THE PROGRESS OF LGBT RIGHTS

     quick overview of recent major strides

     contrasted with the world of sports

 

THE FEAR OF GAY IN SPORTS

     history

     masculinity

     team unity, assimilation

 

THE VICTORY OF AUTHENTICITY

     success stories in other industries

 

THE POWER OF INSPIRATION

     pro level athletes inspiring youth

     young people inspiring pros

 

A VISION OF THE FUTURE

     Acceptance and support:

     parents, friends, public, self