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.
GLAAD and Athlete Ally Offering Trainings to Pro Teams
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.
Campus Pride names top LGBT-friendly collegiate sports programs
In a first-of-its-kind assessment of collegiate athletic programs, Campus Pride’s ‘Out to Play List’ names the nation’s 10 most inclusive colleges and universities.
MLS Suspends Player for Anti-Gay Slur
Today Major League Soccer suspended Houston Dynamo midfielder Colin Clark for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for shouting an anti-gay slur at a ball boy during Friday night's game against the Seattle Sounders.
WWE Superstars & Divas take a stand against bullying in new GLAAD PSA premiering tonight on USA
Canada's largest LGBT org. joins GLAAD in calling on NHL to take action
Canada’s largest LGBT organization, Egale, today joined GLAAD in calling on the National Hockey League (NHL) to take responsibility for the anti-gay actions of Philadelphia Flyers player Wayne Simmonds.