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As the smoke rose, the crowd cheered, and the stadium music got louder, the Giants players emerged to enter "the gauntlet." In the beginning of each game, the gauntlet is formed by two lines of people who enthusiastically high-five the players as they burst out onto the field.
Tisch said his team's "You Can Play" PSA represents its "fearless" attitude on social issues.
Coaching with a clear mind has allowed me to be better at my job. It has allowed me to open up to my team and share experiences. It has made us closer. I have friends that I truly could not live without. We are a unique family that exists from similar experiences. I coach boys high school basketball and yes, I'm gay.
A year ago, I nervously boarded a flight from Kennedy airport in New York to Portland, Oregon. I would be attending the LGBT Sports Coalition's Summit hosted by Nike. Over 50 leaders in the LGBT sports world would embrace me and change my life forever.
This week, University of Notre Dame varsity tennis player, Matt Dooley, joined Jason Collins and Michael Sam by coming out publicly as a gay male.
Being ineligible to compete in the Olympics is not a true concern for me right now, but my eligibility in my sport of triathlon is: USA Triathlon follows the IOC's policy on transgender athletes.
There are LGBT athletes ready, willing, and able to speak on their own behalf. Why am I, a straight man, explaining what it must feel like to be an LGBT athlete when I am surrounded by dozens of LGBT athletes more than capable of sharing their own stories? Why are we suffocating LGBT voices?
(h/t Towleroad) In a time where high profile athletes are now coming out of the closet, organizations such as "You Can Play
The National Football League met with LGBT rights groups last week about the push to end homophobia in sports, at a time when speculation increases over whether the first gay player will soon come out in professional athletics. Amanda Terkel joins Ahmed to discuss.
Still, the participants in last week's NFL meeting were optimistic that the league is committed to creating a more accepting
The National Hockey League (NHL) has offered its support of gay rights with the announcement of a new partnership to combat
Brownstein: It's possible we'll do a couple road trips this year. Brownstein: We definitely going to miss Alex Semin. We
The onus is not just on gay athletes to come out, that lays with all athletes, gay or straight, to make it clear that gay players are welcome in the locker room.
While acceptance of LGBT people has increased rapidly during the past couple decades, being gay retains a huge stigma in athletics.