Feb 5, 2010, 7:22pm PST
April 30, 2021
Phoenix Rising host San Diego Loyal and Collin Martin months after gay slur incident
Rising coach Rick Schantz talks about what he’s learned and how he’s approaching LGBTQ inclusion for the 2021 season.
February 1, 2019
BlōFISH supports LGBTQ athletes in February
The clothing line has been been gender-neutral, and a partner with the LGBTQ community, since its founding.
March 12, 2018
At least 10 men’s March Madness schools have appeared in LGBTQ inclusion videos
You Can Play videos have featured various D1 men’s March Madness schools.
February 1, 2018
All 31 NHL teams are hosting a Pride or Inclusion Night this season
From Feb. 1 to March 5 you can join your favorite NHL team with rainbows and smiles.
December 8, 2017
You Can Play names new executive director
Executive and athlete Ryan Pettengill takes the reigns at You Can Play.
May 25, 2017
These three elements made the NHL’s response to Ryan Getzlaf a disaster
And no, it’s not about a suspension.
March 7, 2017
Patrick Burke retires as head of You Can Play Project
Group was instrumental in getting NHL to address homophobia.
January 5, 2017
You Can Play continues work toward building welcoming sports environments
The organization has focused its work on North America.
January 3, 2017
New Jersey Devils staffer finds support from the team as an out gay man
Joe Altenau is out and proud with the Devils and Prudential Center.
November 29, 2016
The CFL welcomed LGBT fans to the Grey Cup with a party at a gay bar
The Canadian Football League embraces the LGBT community.
June 16, 2016
CFL launches You Can Play line
You can now get You Can Play hats in the colors of your favorite CFL team.
January 15, 2016
Big Sky Conference partners with You Can Play
The Big Sky Conference has entered into a partnership with You Can Play that will create more LGBT-supportive videos and opportunities for education.
October 25, 2015
Giants 1st NFL team to do You Can Play video
Six players participate in the video project.
March 29, 2015
Basketball coaches talk LGBT issues at Final Four
The National Association of Basketball Coaches will host a panel discussion on LGBT issues at the Final Four. The project is the brainchild of gay basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo and is sponsored by the You Can Play project.
March 5, 2015
You Can Play turns three years old
You Can Play adds Anna Aagenes and Jillian Svensson to their staff and lands a grant to continue their work.
November 23, 2014
More You Can Play videos rolling out
The You Can Play project has recruited 35+ new schools, teams and athletic conferences in 2014.
October 3, 2014
Penn State athletics say 'You Can Play'
Penn State Nittany Lions signal a real shift in environment for LGBT athletes, coaches, fans and administrators in the athletic department.
September 16, 2014
Tampa Bay Bucs host LGBT tailgate
Tampa Bay Buccaneers invited the LGBT community and the You Can Play project to celebrate their game against the St. Louis Rams.
September 10, 2014
Diversity leadership conference in Denver
The EPIC Sports Conference is bringing some of the country's leading experts on inclusion - and LGBT inclusion in particular - to high school athletes and coaches in Denver.
June 27, 2014
CFL partners with You Can Play
The partnership between the CFL and You Can Play will help bring a message of gay inclusion to coaches and athletes in the league.
June 26, 2014
Canadian Olympians, pro athletes at World Pride
Elite athletes from across Canada will turn out in Toronto this weekend to support LGBT sports participants and gay athletes at World Pride - includes Raptors, Blue Jays, Maple Leafs, Furies, Argos and more.
May 11, 2014
Michael Sam and Mizzou football: You can play
Michael Sam and coach Gary Pinkel express support for gay Missouri Tigers.
May 4, 2014
Notre Dame welcomes gays with You Can Play video
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender athletes and coaches get a warm welcome from Notre Dame in this LGBT-friendly You Can Play video featuring athletes and coaches from across the Catholic campus.
May 2, 2014
Barry Alvarez & Wisconsin: 'You Can Play'
Administrators, coaches and athletes in Madison gather to send a message of support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in sports.
April 16, 2014
UW-Superior athletics welcome LGBT athletes
Athletic director Steve Nelson is joined by athletes from various sports in sending message of support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans athletes and coaches.