Even with the top draft pick, organizational homophobia makes it hard to support the Blackhawks
After the Blackhawks played their part in this year’s NHL Pride jersey fiasco, it’s hard to justify cheering for them as an LGBTQ fan. Even with Connor Bedard.
This college hockey player came out publicly, in response to NHL players refusing to wear Pride jerseys
Carson Gates says he came out to show that queer people belong in hockey.
Luke Prokop’s teammates put rainbow tape on their sticks to support him during fan-thrown Pride Night
The Seattle Thunderbirds players, most of whom are teenagers, showed incredible courage.
Hockey isn’t for everyone. Some women and LGBTQ people on Twitter are pushing to change that.
This NHL fan has returned to the league because of efforts from women like her, and other diverse groups.
Harvard women’s ice hockey coach Katey Stone ignored her team’s homophobic hazing for decades
According to a new report, the legendary coach did nothing to stop her players from humiliating LGBTQ teammates.
Trailblazing gay field hockey player Davis Atkin just got named to Australia’s senior national team
Atkin, who runs a popular Instagram account focused on skin care, is on the ascent.
Former NHL coach Marc Crawford under investigation after homophobic tirade during hockey game
Crawford was caught on camera directing a homophobic slur at a referee during a game in Switzerland’s National League.
There is no hidden agenda in the shade thrown at Tony Dungy & Ivan Provorov
Despite the claims from opportunists, we’re not out to destroy religion or biblical culture. We just want to enjoy sports without feeling hated for who we are.
Pro hockey team releases player for deluge of homophobic tweets
The Peoria Rivermen of the ECHL released Louie Rowe for posting extreme anti-LGBTQ content on social media.
Hockey’s Kalamazoo Wings celebrate Pride Night by clapping back at homophobic tweet
After a fan vowed not to attend games as long as the Kalamazoo Wings featured a rainbow logo, the team’s Twitter account informed him he wouldn’t be missed.
Hockey is not for everyone. Not yet. And we’re getting there.
Ivan Provorov’s rejection of the LGBT community, with the blessing of the NHL and Flyers, shows we’re not there yet.
Gay hockey player Luke Prokop’s hometown team celebrated him with a tribute video
The Edmonton Oil Kings traded the out gay NHL prospect to the Seattle Thunderbirds.
When this trans hockey player returned to the ice, she was embraced by her former college teammates
Charlotte Jobe was nervous the first time she played after coming out, but it turned out her fears were baseless.
Gay player Luke Prokop will be in the Predators’ Development Camp, and is listed as a ‘top prospect’
Prokop is coming off an excellent, championship-winning season in Western Canada’s top junior hockey league.
Gay player Luke Prokop shines as Edmonton wins Western Hockey League title
Prokop had a career year after coming out as gay and is now a champion as Edmonton wins Western Hockey League.
Hockey president apologizes after supporting group on trans-athlete inclusion
Digit Murphy was criticized for supporting a group that wants access to sports for trans women, with transition requirements.
Journalist Danielle McLean finds warmth and safety as a trans athlete on the hockey ice
Team Trans Hockey member and senior editor talks about hockey’s place in her journey on the Trans Sporter Room.
This trans hockey player found her support system on the ice
Journalist Danielle McLean recently wrote an op-ed about the special place her women’s hockey league plays in her life as an out trans woman.
Gay field hockey player Davis Atkin qualifies for Australia’s junior national team
After being outed last year, Davis Atkin is taking his hockey career to the next level.
AHL suspends player 8 games for homophobic language
The league sent a strong message to Ben Holmstrom that anti-gay slurs are simply unacceptable.
Team Canada wins Women’s Hockey Olympic gold with 3-2 victory over USA
With this result, that makes seven gold medals and one silver for Team LGBTQ.
Ronja Savolainen and Finland win Olympic bronze medal in Beijing
The imposing two-way defenseman started her career playing hockey with boys. Now she has won her 2nd Olympic medal.
Out athlete Alex Carpenter’s two goals spark U.S. women in Olympic hockey win
Carpenter got engaged a month ago and started off her Olympics in fine fashion.
Canadian women’s hockey team has at least 7 out athletes, most of any Olympic team ever
The Canadians are a favorite to win gold, with the most out LGBTQ athletes.
This gay referee just worked an American Hockey League game, a first for the league
Dre Barone came out in 2015 and continues to be promoted in the sport of ice hockey.
These Packers are a pro hockey family in the Premier Hockey Federation
Anya and Madison Packer are taking a break from hockey for Thanksgiving and traveling home with their son.
Opponents on the ice, Penguins and Sabres unite for NHL’s second joint Pride Game
After successfully co-hosting a Pride promotion in Buffalo last season, the two teams cooperate to bring a Pride Game to Pittsburgh.
This trans athlete cried tears of joy the first time he took the ice with Team Trans
Mason LeFebvre now feels he has a family in the rink. Team Trans travels to Madison, Wisc., this weekend.
The Blackhawks should not hold another Pride Night until they address anti-gay attacks on Kyle Beach
Chicago’s LGBTQ hockey fans should not let themselves be used as a prop as the Blackhawks search for a redemption narrative.
Massachusetts high school hockey team facing allegations of brazenly homophobic and racist hazing
The Danvers High School hockey team allegedly enforced "Gay Tuesdays," where players were ordered to get naked and touch each other.
After two years, Team Trans is getting back on the ice
The groundbreaking all-transgender hockey team is slated to play a series in Madison, Wisc. during Trans Awareness Week.
The bravery of Kyle Beach and the truth about sexual assault in men’s sports
The former Blackhawks player’s revelations show how anti-gay slurs can be weaponized against male survivors of sexual assault.