VIDEO: UNC student athletes are ‘Tar Heels for Equality’

Video follows similar releases from Duke University, Carolina Hurricanes and Charlotte Checkers for You Can Play Project

UNC Basketball's Nate Britt in a still from the Tar Heels for Equality video.

UNC Basketball’s Nate Britt in a still from the Tar Heels for Equality video.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Members of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Athletic Department have released a video for the national You Can Play Project, a Denver, Colo.-based organization working to raise awareness of LGBT inclusion in athletics.

Chapel Hill’s video includes student athletes from the school’s basketball, football, gymnastics, golf, swimming and other sports teams. In it, students and staff tell all athletes, “If you can play, you can play.”

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The video release follows a similar video released by student athletes at Duke University earlier this year and two other videos made by professional hockey teams in Charlotte and Raleigh.

See the Chapel Hill “Tar Heels for Equality” video, along with the others, below.

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Posted by Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.