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|WNBA's Atlanta Dream hosts first LGBT Pride night|
|Written by Dyana Bagby|
|Friday, 10 August 2012 14:52|
Still thrilled about sitting on your couch and cheering for the women's Olympic basketball team playing in London either on NBC or your laptop?
You now have a chance to put your seats in a stadium see Dream star and Team USA star Angel McCoughtry in person while also supporting LGBT equality as part of the WNBA's Atlanta Dream very first LGBT Pride night on Aug. 30 when the Dream takes on the Washington Mystics at Philips Arena.
Funds raised from this game will be used by Georgia Equality to continue its ongoing work to protect youth from bullying through the Campaign for Safe Schools also launch a new initiative, the Student Equality Network of Georgia.
The USA women's team plays France Saturday at 4 p.m. for the gold. In addition to McCoughtry, the Dream is represented on the Olympic team by Marynell Meadors as assistant coach.
AUG. 29 UPDATE: A lot has been going on with the Dream just this week. Coach Marynell Meadors was fired Monday and star player Angel McCoughtry has been indefinitely suspended by the new coach, Fred Williams. Read what the Associated Press has to say about the drama at this link.
Photo: Angel McCoughtry of the Atlanta Dream goes in for two in a recent game against the Tulsa Shock. McCoughtry is also a member of the U.S. women's Olympic team. (via Facebook)
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