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.
NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS, NFL, NHL, NASCAR Diversity to all support #SpiritDay
Toronto Blue Jays' Yunel Escobar to Work With GLAAD and You Can Play, following anti-gay slur
Today, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that shortstop Yunel Escobar will work with GLAAD and the You Can Play project, after he was seen with an anti-gay slur written in Spanish on his eye-black over the weekend.
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.