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LGBT Paralympians at the Rio Games
… for winning 75 percent of the medals. Nine of the 12 openly gay para athletes won five gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

The Seattle Mariners
… for disciplining an employee who told a non-binary couple to stop kissing at the team’s very first Pride night because it was a “family-friendly” event. The team also issued a public apology.

Serena Williams
… for making history by winning her 308th Grand Slam at the 2016 U.S. Open, breaking Roger Federer’s record.


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The San Diego Padres
… for trying to be in a better position for potential trades by hiding medical information from the MLB database. Keeping a double set of records will definitely bring them punishment from the MLB that is yet to be named.



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