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University of Mount Olive

The University of Mount Olive has teamed up with the You Can Play Project to promote equality in sports. Located in Mount Olive, North Carolina, Mount Olive is a member of the NCAA division II. They compete in the Conference Carolinas division. The Spartans wear green and white and have 18 varsity teams. Their motto is "A Christian College for men and women."

In their video the Spartans stress that "sports teams should focus on the athletes skills, work ethic, and competitive spirit: not on their sexual orientation. The Mount Olive athletic's goal is to ensure the respect, safety, and inclusion for any and all student athletes, coaches and fans no matter their sexual orientation, race, religion, gender, or background."

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