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Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
This week saw the debut issue of StandUp Magazine, a publication focused on highlighting positive stories of inclusion and fairness from the world of sports.
The TV landscape will take on a purple hue tomorrow when scores of media corporations, networks, outlets, and personalities take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth.
Marquee Nightclub, located in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, will be hosting a Spirit Day after-party with special celebrity host, NHL legend Sean Avery! Guests wearing purple will receive complimentary admission and open bar until midnight. Marquee Cares will donate 100% of pre-sale tickets and a portion of the table proceeds to GLAAD and Flip the Script!
31 year-old featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz, who represented Puerto Rico at the 2000 Olympic Games and is currently ranked 4th in the world, has come out as gay.
Today, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that shortstop Yunel Escobar will work with GLAAD and the You Can Play project, after he was seen with an anti-gay slur written in Spanish on his eye-black over the weekend.
GLAAD has spoken with both Major League Baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays organization this morning, regarding anti-gay language that was written on shortstop Yunel Escobar's eye-black this weekend.
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.