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Nike, Inc. announced this week that the company would bring on the world's only openly gay CIO at a Fortune 100 company, Anthony Watson, in a move that very clearly signals that Nike intends to significantly up its technology game. Watson also serves on GLAAD's National Board of Directors.
2013 has been a year of memorable moments in sports for the LGBT community.
Nike is fully committed and supportive of the initiative to create marriage equality so that all employees are treated with respect in their workplace and the community
Nike is kicking equality in sports into high gear with its #BeTrue line and a generous donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition.
Two cases surfaced this week revealing proof of a shift in attitudes toward LGBT individuals in the world of sports. Rutgers Athletic Director, Julie Hermann, openly revealed she was gay in her biography on Rutgers' official website. Meanwhile, the basketball coach of Saunders High School in Yonkers, New York, came out to his players and the nation by telling his inspirational testimony of coming out.
The Lucky Charms rainbow might just have a new meaning this Pride month. This year, General Mills, Inc. created a Pride campaign partnered with McCann New York to celebrate diversity. See what companies around the country are doing to celebrate Pride month.
Following this weekend's historic LGBT Sports Summit at Nike Headquarters in Oregon, GLAAD is proud to announce that we are teaming up Athlete Ally and its founder Hudson Taylor to offer LGBT Ally trainings to all 141 major league sports teams.