You Can Play

Gay athletes. Straight allies. Teaming up for respect.

University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri joins You Can Play in working for diversity and inclusion for all in sports - including LGBT athletes, coaches and fans.

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American Hockey League

The American Hockey League continues its partnership with You Can Play.  The AHL celebrates All-Star Weekend with the more effort on behalf of You Can Play and videos from its member clubs including the Sound Tigers, Checkers, Monarchs, Pirates, Americans, Marlies and Sharks.

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You Can Play at the United Nations

You Can Play became the first LGBT sports advocacy group to address the United Nations.  At the request of the UN Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva, You Can Play co-founder Brian Kitts addressed the Human Rights Council in June 2014.

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Gabe Landeskog, Mountain Vista and Regis Jesuit High Schools

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog, along with players from Mountain Vista High School (Highlands Ranch, CO) and Regis Jesuit High School (Aurora, CO) join the You Can Play team in promoting diversity and inclusion for all, including LGBT athletes and fans. With Landeskog and the Avs, the NHL becomes the first pro league in North America to be represented on every team by an athlete voicing support for LGBT athletes and fans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I’m taking a stand!  

Locker rooms should be safe and sports venues should be free from homophobia. Athletes should be judged on talent, heart and work ethic, not sexual orientation.