The second annual PFLAG conference, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons, is scheduled for Friday, January 18 at Hamline University in St. Paul. The focus this time is on bullying in schools, with a special emphasis on school athletics.
Teachers, social workers, psychologists, parents and students will gather to talk about improving the environment that faces young LGBT athletes.
Patrick Burke will lead one of the panels. He’s a scout for the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, and originator of what’s known as the “You Can Play” project.
He talked with Dale Connelly on KFAI’s Morning Blend. The interview starts with audio from one of the “You Can Play” TV spots. [Audio below]