NHL

January 9, 2014

Swedish Hockey Star speaks on behalf of You Can Play to promote equality in sports

Gabriel Landeskog, the captain of Colorado Avalanche hockey team stood up for equality by speaking yesterday on behalf of You Can Play, an organization focusing on eliminating discrimination from sports. Thanks to Landeskog’s involvement, NHL officially became the first sports league in North America to include LGBT allies on every team.

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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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NHL and NHLPA Announce Historic Partnership with You Can Play Project

The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players Association announce a continuing partnership with the You Can Play Projcet; becoming the first major professional sports league to make such an agreement.
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December 25, 2012

Ten Memorable LGBT Sports Moments of 2012

There have been so many of these lists in the previous weeks. I've read several on this topic alone, and the great thing is that they all agree that 2012 was a truly banner year - to use a sports metaphor - for the elevation of this conversation into the public consciousness.
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LGBT Sports Leagues Join #SpiritDay

Over a dozen sports organizations have signed on to go purple for this year’s Spirit Day, helping ensure that the anti-bullying message is seen and heard around the country by fans of basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, wrestling and racing.

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October 18, 2012

NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS, NFL, NHL, NASCAR Diversity to all support #SpiritDay

In an unprecedented show of support, the six most prominent American major sports leagues will all ‘go purple’ with GLAAD for Spirit Day on Friday, October 19, in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.
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July 13, 2012

NHL's Janssen Apologizes for Interview, Announces LGBT Support

New Jersey Devils player Cam Janssen today apologized for an anti-gay answer he gave this week, and expressed his personal support for the message of the 'You Can Play' campaign as well as the LGBT community in general.
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March 5, 2012

You Can Play Campaign Launch Includes 12 NHL Stars

Over the weekend, the You Can Play project launched a truly inspiring campaign for LGBT inclusion in the world of sports.
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