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Invisible Athlete forum Thursday at NYU


Dave Farber If you're in the New York area on Thursday, be sure to check out the Invisible Athlete forum at NYU. The forum is moderated by...

Canadian Women's Hockey League: 'You Can Play'

The Canadian Women's Hockey League and the You Can Play project have created a new groundbreaking partnership to combat homophobia in women's hockey. From their press release: The groups have...

Comcast SportsNet's 'The Last Barrier' is in-depth look at gay athletes and pro sports


Amani Toomer Comcast SportsNet Bay Area has put together a fantastic, in-depth look at the state of homophobia and gay athletes in professional sports. The one-hour documentary, titled T...

America East Announces 'You Can Play' Partnership

First Division 1 Conference to commit to the group's work

Division 1 conference to announce partnership with You Can Play on Tuesday


Outsports has learned that an NCAA Division 1 athletic conference will announce a formal partnership with the You Can Play project on Tuesday. You Can Play co-founder Patrick Burke told Outsports: W...

The desperate consequence of casual words

Locker room language drove closeted baseball player James Nutter to embark on a suicide attempt. Now he wants to help gay athletes find their way out of the closet.

Was MSG 'real men' ad aimed at Spider-man or gay Broadway dancers?


MSG Network ad has angered some folks MSG Network built a tongue-in-cheek billboard campaign for their New York Knicks broadcasts this...

Pac-8 hockey conference stands behind You Can Play


The Pac-8 Hockey Conference has thrown its support behind the You Can Play project. The conference (which actually has nine members) consists of teams from the Pac-12 conference. “It’s unfortunate...

Vancouver Canucks to turn Rogers Arena purple for Spirit Day


The Vancouver Canucks will turn their home ice, Rogers Arena, purple on Friday in a show of support for GLAAD's Spirit Day and for the You Can Play Project. While the preseason games that should be...

Yunel Escobar meets with two openly gay athletes in first home game since suspension


Yunel Escobar (Photo: Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE) Yunel Escobar, suspended three games by the Toronto Blue Jays for writing a gay slur on his...

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