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.
As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.
Yesterday, former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean partnered with the New York Yankees to meet with LGBT youth in Manhattan.
Major League Baseball appointed Billy Bean, an openly gay former player, as a consultant in guiding the sport toward full LGBT inclusion.
As more and more athletes open up about being gay, creating a strong impact on the LGBT movement in sports, it is important to remember and recognize those who have been out for many years
With the 2014 FIFA World Cup being broadcast around the world, it is crucial for FIFA to step up their game and help put an end to anti-LGBT slurs in soccer.
For those contending for the World Series trophy, most colors are red, blue and orange, but not for today. You will see purple across all baseball teams.
Baseball stars are being Christians and showing their support for the LGBT community and friends.