Diversity, Sport, and Mental Health

“The interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.”

Define intersectionality in your own words
Choose a story in the news today that pertains to the intersectionality of an athlete battling with their mental health (cannot be an athlete used in the discussion) and write a two-page paper.
Discuss how their mental health affects them on and off the court or field. If applicable, apply the social categorization they are placed in.

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