Diversity, Sport, and Mental Health

Read the definition below to begin the assignment.
“The interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.”

Define intersectionality in your own words
Choose a story in the news today that pertains to the intersectionality of an athlete battling with their mental health (cannot be an athlete used in the discussion) and write a two-page paper.
Discuss how their mental health affects them on and off the court or field. If applicable, apply the social categorization they are placed in.
Must have at least two references\