49ers make history with LGBTQ documentary

The 49ers made history Wednesday night. They became the first team NFL history to host a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning event.

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The team hosted the documentary “Out to Win,” a film about LGBTQ athletes, which was featured at Frameline’s San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival this past June and July.

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Former 49er Dave Kopay, the first NFL player to come out as gay after he left the game, was a prominent subject of “Out to win.”

Kopay began his career in San Francisco and played running back and special teams for the 49ers from 1964-67 before playing for Detroit (1968), Washington (1969-70), New Orleans (1971) and Green Bay (1972).

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