NBA

August 24, 2012

GLAAD Teams with Athlete Ally to Train NBA Rookie Camp

Last weekend, the NBA became the first league to take GLAAD and Athlete Ally up on our offer to provide ally trainings to professional athletes - the latest in a series of big steps being taken to potentially pave the way for an openly gay male athlete in the world of major league team sports.

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June 26, 2012

NBA Fines Stoudamire $50K for Anti-Gay Slur

The National Basketball Association on Tuesday announced it has fined New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire $50,000 for directing a gay slur at a fan via Twitter this weekend. GLAAD, along with our partners from Athlete Ally, will meet with executives at the NBA and WNBA in the near future to discuss the possibility of providing Ally Training to all players in both leagues.

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December 8, 2011

NBA's New Labor Agreement Includes Discrimination Protections

The NBA's new collective bargaining agreement includes language protecting players from discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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August 23, 2011

Basketball Star Hardaway Advocating for LGBT Equality in TX

If the name of former NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway sounds familiar to you even if you don't follow sports, there's a good r
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April 15, 2011

GLAAD and LA Lakers Address Anti-Gay Language

Today the Los Angeles Lakers joined GLAAD in issuing a release regarding
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