Thursday, January 18 in San Diego—Who Can Play? LGBTQ Participation in Professional, Amateur and School Sports

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An amazingly diverse panel of accomplished athletes, a top executive leader from professional sports business, join headlining panelist, celebrity sports analyst, NBC writer and comedian, Erin Foley and LGBTs In The News moderator, Thom Senzee for a historic, fascinating and fiery discussion presented by the You Can Play Project

JUST ADDED! Katie Sowers, San Francisco 49ers assistant coach, Outsports’ Female Hero of the Year: Katie Sowers, the NFL’s first openly gay assistant coach

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 at GOSSIP GRILL

1220 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

IN SAN DIEGO’S FABULOUS HILLCREST NEIGHBORHOOD

Meet-and-greet at 6:30 p.m.—panel discussion at 7 p.m. (audience questions at 7:45)

RSVP for free reservations: email your name and number of guests to info@lgbtsinthenews.com (we’ll reply right away with a confirmation.)

This engagement of  LGBTs In The News with Thom Senzee is a preview panel to the San Diego Gulls January 20 Diversity Night Tailgate Party and Game. Check out You Can Play Project’s San Diego Chapter Facebook page for more information about tickets to the game-night events: www.facebook.com/YouCanPlayTeam

PANELISTS:

Actor Erin Foley
Erin Foley headlines LGBTs In The News January 18 in San Diego

Erin Foley

Comedic actress, comedian, and writer. Erin Foley is the host of Mixologist And A Movie on Lifetime and is a cast member on season one of How to Be A Grown-Up on Tru Tv. As a seasoned comedian, she has her own Comedy Central Presents, as well as having been on Conan O’Brien, @ Midnight, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Chelsea Lately, Arsenio Hall  and Last Call With Carson Daly . She has performed five times at the Montreal Comedy Festival, the San Francisco Sketch Fest, Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin and Limestone Comedy Festival in Bloomington.

As a writer, Foley wrote on the NBC sitcom, ONE BIG HAPPY and was a consulting producer on Little Funny which debuts in 2017. Foley’s successful comedic podcast Sports Without Balls was recently added to the All Things Comedy network, receiving critical acclaim.

Additionally, Erin has starred in many national commercial campaigns, a guest star appearance in NBC’s Go On, the acclaimed Tribeca Film Fest short Cried Suicide, and even a supporting role in Almost Famous. Her versatility makes her one of the most sought-after women working the comedy scene today.

JUST ADDED! Katie Sowers, San Francisco 49ers assistant coach, Outsports’ Female Hero of the Year: Katie Sowers, the NFL’s first openly gay assistant coach

MATT SAVANT |President of Business Operations the San Diego Gulls American Hockey League Team

SAM JOHNSON |Whittier College Poets Soccer Team (defense)|Northwest and California Regional Speakers Board of the You Can Play Project, in addition to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee of the Sports Equality Foundation

BROOKE SULLIVAN |Team member, San Diego Surge women’s tackle football team |Advocate for increasing welcomed participation in sports by athletes who are transgender

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