Two LGBTQ contestants cast on ‘Big Brother’

By : Jeremy Brener
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ORLANDO | On Monday, the cast for the 20th season of ‘Big Brother’ was revealed, and two of the sixteen new contestants are proudly representing the LGBTQ community on the show this summer.

Kaycee Clark, 30, is a professional football player from San Diego, California. She has played in the Women’s Football Alliance for the San Diego Surge for six of the past eight seasons and currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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49ers’ assistant coach Katie Sowers becomes first openly LGBT NFL coach

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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San Francisco 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers is the first openly LGBT coach in NFL history.

Sowers, 31, first entered professional football as a player on the Women’s Football Alliance. In 2016, she became an intern with the Atlanta Falcons’ scouting department. Sowers caught the attention of 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, who was working with the Falcons as an offensive coordinator. She was hired as an assistant coach for the 2017 season.

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