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The gay-rights Bowl
The gay-rights Bowl

Super Bowl XLVII is being billed as the Harbaugh Bowl: the battle between brothers Jim and John Harbaugh, head coaches, respectively, of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. It also pits two NFL teams connected directly and indirectly to the struggles for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. Read that last sentence again, and appreciate for a moment how far fighters for LGBT equality have traveled. In August, the 49ers became the first NFL franchise to film an "It Gets Better" video to combat anti-LGBT bullying in schools. The team was compelled to produce the public service announcement when a diehard Bay Area fan named Sean Chapin initiated a