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Meet Uganda’s first and only LGBT-inclusive basketball team

Joseph McCormick August 14, 2015
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Despite fear of persecution, a brave group of people have set up Uganda’s first and only LGBT-inclusive basketball team.

The Magic Stormers women’s basketball team positions itself as fully LGBT-inclusive.

Players who may have been ostracised by those near to them, including trans athletes, have been accepted into their ranks.

The short documentary by VICE Sports, below, visits the team at their home in Kampala.

It shows issues faced by the team, and sometimes abuse at the hands of opposition team members, but ultimately that minds can be changed through inclusion.

Watch the documentary below:

Related topics: Africa, basketball, LGBT, sport, sports team, Uganda, Uganda

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