Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
The most important part of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual worldwide stand against anti-LGBT bullying, is youth. This year, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) set the bar high for getting students and the folks who work with them to go purple.
Today, the Dallas Cowboys waived defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly-gay player in an NFL team.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is standing against bullying and in support of LGBT youth today for #spiritday.
The National Hockey League has gone purple for Spirit Day. GLAAD's partner, You Can Play, reached out to the NHL and several of the teams, who then tweeted their support for Spirit Day.