Media coverage links regarding the Coach Howe story
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Media coverage links regarding the Coach Howe story


New York Times

Belmont Players Supporting Ex-Coach; Sports Brief; December 8, 2010


Sports Illustrated Online

Belmont gets it all wrong in ousting woman’s soccer coach Lisa Howe; Jeff Pearlman, Pearls of Wisdom column, December 7, 2010


CBS News Sports

Belmont Coach Resigns Upon Lesbian Disclosure; December 3, 2010


Washington Post

Donor wants Tenn. university to rehire gay coach, December 8, 2010

Belmont under scrutiny for firing gay soccer coach; By Teresa M. Walker (AP); December 8, 2010


Nashville City Paper

Protesters express anguish, anger over Belmont coach’s departure; By Jerome Boettcher; December 5, 2010

Belmont changes stance on reasons for coach’s departure; By Jerome Boettcher; December 4, 2010

Belmont players: Coach was fired for planned pregnancy with same-sex partner; By Jerome Boettcher; December 3, 2010


Nashville Scene

After forcing out Lisa Howe, can Belmont be both a progressive university and a fundamentalist scold? Cast the First Stone; By Jordan Caress; December 9, 2010

Nashville Scene Blog: Pith in the Wind – many posts in the last couple of weeks by Betsy Phillips and Jim Ridley.


The Tennessean

Belmont President Bob Fisher says school is welcoming to gays; By Jennifer Brooks; The Tennessean, December 9, 2010

Mike Curb: ‘It’s time for Belmont to change‘; By Bob Smietana; The Tennessean, December 8, 2010

Gail Kerr: Coach’s ouster backfires on Belmont’s image; By Gail Kerr; The Tennessean, December 8, 2010

Belmont professors support gay faculty, students; By Bob Smietana; The Tennessean, December 7, 2010

Former Belmont coach: “I am proud of who I am”; By Bob Smietana; The Tennessean, December 7, 2010

Protesters demand Belmont apologize; By Mike Organ; The Tennessean, December 6, 2010

Gail Kerr: Belmont takes step backward in handling of gay coach; By Gail Kerr; The Tennessean, December 5, 2010

Belmont policy that led to gay coach’s ouster is not unique; By Bob Smietana; The Tennessean, December 5, 2010

Belmont disputes gay coach was fired; By Mike Organ; The Tennessean, December 3, 2010


Catholic Online

Lesbian Coach’s Employment ‘Concluded’ at Belmont University; By Sonja Corbitt; December 8, 2010


Mother Jones Online

Christian College Cans Lesbian Soccer Coach (Video); By Adam Weinstein; December 8, 2010


USA Today

Was soccer coach fired for being a lesbian?; December 6, 2010


Huffington Post

Lisa Howe, Former Belmont Coach, Allegedly Fired For Being Gay; December 6, 2010


After Ellen (an A&E site

Lesbian soccer coach fired from Christian university, just in time for Rally For Girls’ Sports Day ; December 8, 2010


News organizations that picked up the AP stories
Denver Post

Kansas City Star


Baptist Press

TN Baptist exec affirms Belmont decision


Inside Higher Education

Defending a lesbian coach