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The future of LGBT sports events. Does homophobia tarnish athletes' reputations?

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It was a shocking move when the World OutGames canceled their event in Miami the day of the opening ceremony just two weeks ago. It left thousands of athletes looking for answers and the worldwide LGBT community wondering what the future is for these large-scale LGBT sporting events. With the Gay Games set for Paris in 2018, we talk about what happened with the OutGames and the future of these kinds of events. 

Tennis legend Margaret Court recently weighed in again on LGBT rights, sparking angry and upset responses from people in the tennis world and the LGBT community. What does it mean for Court's standing in the tennis world? And what happens to any athlete's reputation when they publicly share homophobic and other anti-LGBT personal opinions?

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