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The story of Glenn Burke, a Black gay baseball player who died of AIDS, has long inspired HIV and LGBTQ advocate Jamie Lee Curtis.
Beloved sportscaster Dick Vitale has vocal cord cancer and will begin treatment soon. He’s sharing the experience on social media.
Andy Taylor, Tim Commerford, Jamie Raskin and Martina Navratilova make cancer headlines.
“This double whammy is serious but still fixable,” said tennis legend Martina Navratilova, who was treated for breast cancer in 2010.
A roundup of headlines and pics from the NHL initiative Hockey Fights Cancer. So far, it has raised over $32 million since 1998. [VIDEOS]
These NFL footballers team up with the American Cancer Society for the “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” awareness initiative.
“Fox NFL Sunday” broadcaster Terry Bradshaw addressed his battle with two forms of cancer.
Major League Baseball’s first openly gay player, Glenn Burke is also credited with inventing the high-five.
Cultural influencers take off their blindfolds to destigmatize HIV prevention in ViiV’s “Me in You, You in Me” campaign. [VIDEOS]
The four-part docuseries “They Call Me Magic” on Apple TV+ offers an inside look at Magic Johnson and his sports and HIV legacy.
Allies and advocates unveil gender-neutral passports, launch new campaigns and show other support for transgender people. [VIDEO]
Plus, as an ambassador for the NBA’s 75th season, Magic Johnson encourages players and fans alike to get COVID-19 vaccinations.
“They let Magic Johnson play basketball with FULL-BLOWN HIV but won’t let Kyrie Irving play because he won’t get a COVID shot”? Nope.
The leader of Team USA’s women gymnasts stresses how important it is to prioritize mental health.
Only the Women’s National Basketball Association, at 99%, can boast a highly successful campaign to educate and vaccinate its players.
Black women can learn some lessons from Naomi Osaka’s recent refusal to talk to the press during the French Open.
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