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Openly Gay Lacrosse Captain, First Publicly Out NCAA Varsity Menís Coach are 'Opening Closet Doors'

Story posted April 18, 2011

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Ben Chadwick '11 (left), Colin Joyner '03

The stories of Ben Chadwick '11, captain of Bowdoin's lacrosse team and openly gay for more than two years, and men's tennis head coach Colin Joyner '03, reportedly†the first NCAA varsity menís head coach to come out of the closet publicly in the media while still coaching, are highlighted in an article that also shines the spotlight on†Anything But Straight in Athletics, the program Joyner created†with Kate Stern, director of Bowdoin's†Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity.

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