Fair Play

Fair Play

How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports

Cyd Zeigler


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  • Cyd Zeigler is one of the world's foremost experts on LGBT issues in sports. He is often seen on major sports shows (both network and cable) commenting on LGBT issues--his platform is very visible. In addition, Zeigler's Outsports.com website is very popular and will play a key role in the book's launch.
  • The sports landscape is changing lightning-fast on LGBT issues, so this is a very vital and exciting time to be publishing this book.
  • The book includes eye-opening behind-the-scenes developments with some of the most famous sports heroes of today, as well as heroes past.
  • Together with "Chasing Water" (another book in this season), this title launches the "Edge of Sports" imprint curated by sportswriter and Nation magazine sports editor Dave Zirin.
  • Simultaneous publication of paperback and e-book editions.
  • Galleys (and e-galleys via Edelweiss) available in November 2015.
  • Digital Reading Group Guide available from Akashic's website.
  • Galley display & giveaways at ALA Mid Winter.
  • Major media push to national TV, radio, print, and online publications.
  • Giveaways on Goodreads, LibraryThing, and through Advance Access.

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