Billy Bean

Major League Baseball proudly goes purple for #SpiritDay

Major League Baseball teams show support for LGBTQ youth, take a stand against bullying and send out messages to fans to inspire hope and support. 

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Billy Bean, the Yankees, and at-risk LGBT youth give each other hope

Yesterday, former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean partnered with the New York Yankees to meet with LGBT youth in Manhattan.

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July 15, 2014

MLB appoints Billy Bean as consultant for LGBT inclusion

Major League Baseball appointed Billy Bean, an openly gay former player, as a consultant in guiding the sport toward full LGBT inclusion.

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After Jason Collins' big game, GLAAD celebrates international LGBT athletes' accomplishments

Today, GLAAD released "Out of the Closet: Onward to Victory," a graphic that celebrates lesbian, trans, bi, and gay athletes whose visibility has furthered equality.

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October 3, 2013

Dodger Stadium hosts LGBT Night OUT

On Friday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted their very first LGBT Night OUT. This moment in history was celebrated with guest star Jason Collins, Billy Bean, and Lance Bass.

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VIDEO: Kevin McClatchy honors LGBT sports heroes and Jason Collins the #glaadawards

Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy accepted a Special Recognition Award from GLAAD's Wilson Cruz at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.
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