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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

Thomas Roberts speaks to the Advocate about hosting the Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow

Thomas Roberts, an openly gay married man, will be hosting this year's Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow. This comes at a time when the Russian government has passed or is considering some stringent anti-LGBT laws.

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UFC partners with LGBT groups to promote HIV awareness

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (The Center) are partnering together to launch the "Protect Yourself at All Times" campaign in response to the high rates of HIV-infection among those under 30.

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October 22, 2013

GLSEN kicks off Ally Week

In October of 2005 GLSEN held it's first Ally Week to celebrate Allies committed to ensuring safe and effective schools for all and to encourage students to take action. Eight years later, Ally Week continues to gain the support of both LGBT and straight student allies.

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October 21, 2013

Phoenix Coyotes post You Can Play video on Instagram

The Phoenix Coyotes and the You Can Play project posted a video to their official Instagram for Spirit Day, October 17.

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October 21, 2013

LGBT hockey night hosted by Florida Panthers

Florida Panthers incorporate "You Can Play" project at LGBT hockey night

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