Kate Fagan is a columnist and feature writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. Previously, Fagan spent three seasons covering the 76ers for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her work was cited in the anthology of Best American Sports Writing 2013, and she has also been featured on Longreads, a site that curates the best in long-form journalism and fiction. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Wade Davis is the executive director of the "You Can Play" project. Davis is a former NFL player who is one of a small number of openly gay men to have played professional sports. Davis played college football at Weber State before spending four years with NFL practice squads and in NFL Europe.
Pat Griffin is Professor Emerita in Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where her research and writing interests were LGBT issues in education and athletics. She has been an advocate for LGBT equality in sport for over 30 years. She is founding director for Changing the Game: The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Sports Project. She is the former director of the Women’s Sports Foundation’s It Takes A Team project, an LGBT education project. She regularly consults with the NCAA and college athletic departments on LGBT issues in sports and is an NCAA recognized speaker.
Dr. Nefertiti Walker
Dr. Walker is a professor in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management. While playing division 1 Basketball at Stetson University, Dr. Walker gained her B.A. and M.B.A. Dr. Walker later went on to get her Ph.D. at the University of Florida.